Associates vs Partner - What's the difference?
As a verb associates
As a noun partner is
Someone who is associated with another in a common activity or interest.
# A member of a business or law partnership
#* 1668 July 3, , “Thomas Rue contra'' Andrew Hou?toun” in ''The Deci?ions of the Lords of Council & Se??ion I (Edinburgh, 1683),
# A spouse or domestic partner
# Someone with whom one dances in a two-person dance.
- He Su?pends on the?e Rea?ons, that Thomas Rue'' had granted a general Di?charge to ''Adam Mu?het'', who was his Conjunct, and ''correus debendi'', after the alleadged Service, which Di?charged ''Mu?het'', and con?equently ''Houstoun his Partner .
(nautical) One of the pieces of wood comprising the framework which strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mast and other fittings pass.
(Jamaica) A group financial arrangement in which each member contributes a set amount of money over a set period.
- He tried to persuade Cicely to stay away from the ball-room for a fourth dance.But she said she must go back, and when they joined the crowd again her partner was haled off with a frightened look to the royal circle, […].
* See also
to make or be a partner
to work or perform as a partner