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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kuh m-peer, kom-peer]
    • /kəmˈpɪər, ˈkɒm pɪər/
    • /ˈkɒm.pɪə(r)/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kuh m-peer, kom-peer]
    • /kəmˈpɪər, ˈkɒm pɪər/

Definitions of compeer word

  • noun compeer a person of equal rank, status, or ability; peer 3
  • noun compeer a companion or comrade 3
  • noun compeer a person of the same rank or status; equal; peer 3
  • noun compeer a companion; comrade 3
  • noun compeer an equal in rank, ability, accomplishment, etc.; peer; colleague. 1
  • noun compeer close friend; comrade. 1

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Origin of compeer

First appearance:

before 1325
One of the 16% oldest English words
1325-75; Middle English comper < Middle French. See com-, peer1

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Parts of speech for Compeer


compeer popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 68% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

compeer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for compeer

noun compeer

  • consort — If you say that someone consorts with a particular person or group, you mean that they spend a lot of time with them, and usually that you do not think this is a good thing.
  • companion — A companion is someone who you spend time with or who you are travelling with.
  • friend — a person attached to another by feelings of affection or personal regard.
  • associate — If you associate someone or something with another thing, the two are connected in your mind.
  • peer — a person of the same legal status: a jury of one's peers.

Antonyms for compeer

noun compeer

  • antagonist — Your antagonist is your opponent or enemy.
  • foe — a person who feels enmity, hatred, or malice toward another; enemy: a bitter foe.
  • opponent — a person who is on an opposing side in a game, contest, controversy, or the like; adversary.
  • stranger — French L'Étranger. a novel (1942) by Albert Camus.
  • inferior — lower in station, rank, degree, or grade (often followed by to): a rank inferior to colonel.

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