verb (used with object), com·pèred, com·pèr·ing.
Examples from the Web for compere
This Cæsar Borgia was not a bad politician, it seems to me, compere.The Forty-Five Guardsmen|Alexandre Dumas
British Dictionary definitions for compere
Word Origin for compere
Word Origin and History for compere
1738, from French compère "a godfather," from Old French compere (13c., from Medieval Latin compater) "godfather," also a friendly greeting, "friend, brother," hence "fellow, familiar, intimate" (see compadre).