[kuh m-peer, kom-peer]
- an equal in rank, ability, accomplishment, etc.; peer; colleague.
- close friend; comrade.
- Archaic. to be the equal of; match.
Origin of compeer
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- a person of equal rank, status, or ability; peer
- a companion or comrade
C13: from Old French comper, from Medieval Latin compater godfather; see compadre
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Word Origin and History for compeered
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