Com*peer" (?), [OE. comper, through French fr. L. compar; com- + par equal. See Peer an equal, and cf. 1st Compare.]

An equal, as in rank, age, prowess, etc.; a companion; a comrade; a mate.

And him thus answer 'd soon his bold compeer. Milton.


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Com*peer", v. t.

To be equal with; to match.


In my rights, By me invested, he compeers the best. Shak.


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Com*peer", Com*peir" (?), v. i.

See Conpear.

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