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Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
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  1. Either of two persons not married to each other but otherwise in an intimate, spouse-like relationship: often, specif., used when the persons are of the same sex
  2. A thing that matches another in sort, color, etc.; one of a pair or set
  3. A member of the lowest rank in an order of knighthood
A character in a drama or fiction, such as a trusted friend or servant, who serves as a device for revealing the inner thoughts or intentions of a main character.
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  1. A character in a drama or fiction, such as a trusted friend or servant, who serves as a device for revealing the inner thoughts or intentions of a main character.
  2. A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
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  1. A person who shares one's interests or activities; a friend or companion.
  2. A fellow member of a group, especially a fellow member of the Communist Party.
  3. (Informal) A Communist; esp., a fellow Communist
A companion in games and recreation
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  1. A companion in games and recreation
  2. A companion in play or recreation.
  3. (Informal) A sexual partner in what is regarded as a superficial relationship
Alternative spelling of soulmate.
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  1. Alternative spelling of soulmate.
  2. (Informal) A person, esp. a romantic partner, with whom one feels an uncommon intimacy or compatibility
Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
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  1. Either of two persons paired off in a partnership arrangement (buddy system) for mutual help and protection, as in combat or in children's camp activities
  2. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
  3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
An associate, ally, confederate, etc.
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  1. An associate, ally, confederate, etc.
  2. One that is closely associated or allied with another:
  3. A person who shares one's bed
(Often in the plural) Any of a group of friends who are often in each other’s company, and appear to be inseparable
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  1. (Often in the plural) Any of a group of friends who are often in each other’s company, and appear to be inseparable
A very close friend or constant companion
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  1. A very close friend or constant companion
  2. The other self. A doctrine allowing a court to ignore the limited personal liability of a person who acts in a corporate capacity and impose personal liability for the corporation’s wrongful acts when it is shown that the individual was using the corporation to conduct personal business and that there was no real separation between the individual’s and the corporation’s identity. See also corporate (corporate veil). The other self. A doctrine allowing a court to ignore the limited personal liability of a person who acts in a corporate capacity and impose personal liability for the corporation’s wrongful acts when it is shown that the individual was using the corporation to conduct personal business and that there was no real separation between the individual’s and the corporation’s identity. See also corporate (corporate veil).
  3. An intimate friend or a constant companion.
A close male friend
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  1. A close male friend
  2. A male friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood or hometown.
  3. A fellow male member of a youth gang
A close friend or confidant.
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  1. A close friend or confidant.
  2. An intimate friend or companion
A close friend or associate.
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  1. A close friend or associate.
  2. One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
  3. An attendant spirit, often taking animal form.
A companion or associate in one's school.
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  1. A companion or associate in one's school.
  2. A person who attended the same school.
A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.
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  1. A person with whom one shares a room or rooms.
A companion; associate
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  1. A companion; associate
  2. A member of a learned society or professional organization.
  3. One of a pair; a mate:
A companion or associate
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  1. A companion or associate
  2. A longtime close friend or companion.
A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
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  1. A fellow worker in the same profession; associate
  2. A fellow member of a profession, staff, or academic faculty; an associate.
One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
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  1. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
  2. A person who supports; advocate; adherent; partisan
  3. An athletic supporter.
A friend.
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  1. A friend; a pal.
  2. A close friend
  3. An intimate friend or companion.
A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
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  1. A close, trusted friend, to whom one confides intimate matters or secrets
  2. A character in a drama or fiction, such as a trusted friend or servant, who serves as a device for revealing the inner thoughts or intentions of a main character.
A close friend or associate.
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  1. A close friend or associate.
  2. One who performs domestic service in the household of a high official.
  3. An attendant spirit, often taking animal form.
(Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
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  1. (Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
  2. A partner, especially one of a pair or team associated under the buddy system.
  3. Friend or comrade; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
An especially close and trusted friend.
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  1. An especially close and trusted friend.
A person with whom one is in close association; an associate.
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  1. A person with whom one is in close association; an associate.
  2. A spouse or romantic partner.
  3. A companion, comrade, or fellow worker
A partner; confederate
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  1. A partner; confederate
  2. A companion; close friend
  3. (Informal) An assistant to another person, especially to one's superior or more important person.
A close female friend
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  1. A close female friend
  2. A female friend or acquaintance from one's neighborhood or hometown.
  3. A fellow female member of a youth gang
A person from one's own country.
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  1. A person from one's own country.
  2. A fellow countryman
  3. A colleague.
A colleague or fellow, especially a professional one
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  1. A colleague or fellow, especially a professional one
  2. A fellow member or worker; colleague or associate, as in a profession
A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor
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  1. A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor
  2. One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
  3. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
A person who pleads another's cause; specif., a lawyer
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  1. A person who pleads another's cause; specif., a lawyer
  2. A lawyer.
  3. One that argues for a cause; a supporter or defender:
A person who sympathizes (with something).
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  1. A person who sympathizes (with something).
  2. One who sympathizes with another or others; specif., one who approves of or agrees with an idea, cause, etc. of others
A close male friend who is like a brother
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  1. A close male friend who is like a brother
  2. A man or boy related to one by having a parent in common; half brother
  3. A foster brother
A type of settee.
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  1. A type of settee.
  2. A woman or girl confidant
  3. A confidant, especially one who is a woman.
A close friend or confidant.
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  1. A close friend or confidant.
  2. An intimate friend or companion
A spouse or romantic partner.
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  1. A spouse or romantic partner.
  2. A person with whom one is in close association; an associate.
  3. A husband or wife; spouse
A language of Papua New Guinea.
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  1. A language of Papua New Guinea.
  2. An intimate friend; comrade; chum
Any undeveloped or immature person or thing
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  1. Any undeveloped or immature person or thing
  2. (Rare, chiefly US) A male given name.
  3. Friend; chum. Used as a form of familiar address, especially for a man or boy:
A partner; confederate
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  1. A partner; confederate
  2. A companion; close friend
  3. (Informal) An assistant to another person, especially to one's superior or more important person.
Knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship.
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  1. Knowledge of a person acquired by a relationship less intimate than friendship.
  2. Knowledge (of something) gotten from personal experience or study of it
  3. Knowledge or information about something or someone:
One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
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  1. One that backs a person, group, or enterprise:
  2. A person who supports or gives help, as to a protégé or undertaking; patron; sponsor
  3. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Cornelis Andries Backer (1874-1963).
A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
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  1. A person who has given help, esp. financial help; patron
  2. One that gives aid, especially financial aid.
A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
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  1. A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
  2. A person (thing) instrumental in the creation or growth of something.
  3. A person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution.
A slave owner in ancient Rome who freed a slave without relinquishing all legal claim to him.
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  1. A slave owner in ancient Rome who freed a slave without relinquishing all legal claim to him.
  2. A noble or wealthy person in ancient Rome who granted favor and protection to someone in exchange for certain services.
  3. A patron saint.
A person or agency that undertakes certain responsibilities in connection with some other person or some group or activity, as in being a proponent, endorser, advisor, underwriter, surety, etc.
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  1. A person or agency that undertakes certain responsibilities in connection with some other person or some group or activity, as in being a proponent, endorser, advisor, underwriter, surety, etc.
  2. A business firm or other agency that alone or with others pays the costs of a radio or television program on which it advertises or promotes something
  3. In some Christian denominations, a person who acts as patron for someone being confirmed
Something that supports a structure such as a building.
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  1. Something that supports a structure such as a building.
  2. One that supports, as a structural member of a building.
  3. A person who supports, promotes, advocates or champions a cause or movement; an adherent.
A financial backer of an enterprise, especially a dramatic production or a political campaign.
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  1. A financial backer of an enterprise, especially a dramatic production or a political campaign.
  2. A conventionalized image of a white-robed figure in human form with wings and a halo
  3. A typically benevolent celestial being that acts as an intermediary between heaven and earth, especially in Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Zoroastrianism.
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