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1. A person of equal status or rank; a peer.
2. A comrade, companion, or associate.
[Middle English comper, from Old French, from Latin compār, equal; see compare.]
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1. a person of equal rank, status, or ability; peer
2. a companion or comrade
[C13: from Old French comper, from Medieval Latin compater godfather; see compadre]
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com•peer(kəmˈpɪər, ˈkɒm pɪər)
1. an equal; peer; colleague.
2. close friend; comrade.v.t.
3. Archaic. to be the equal of; match.
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|Noun||1.||compeer - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
peer group - contemporaries of the same status
associate - a person who joins with others in some activity or endeavor; "he had to consult his associate before continuing"
gangsta - (Black English) a member of a youth gang
backup man, fill-in, reliever, stand-in, backup, substitute, relief - someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult); "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"
townsman - a person from the same town as yourself; "a fellow townsman"
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