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Definition of Peer

Peer
Peer Peer v. t. To be, or to assume to be, equal. [R.]
Peer
Peer Peer, n. [OE. per, OF. per, F. pair, fr. L. par equal. Cf. Apparel, Pair, Par, n., Umpire.] 1. One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate. In song he never had his peer. --Dryden. Shall they consort only with their peers? --I. Taylor. 2. A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate. He all his peers in beauty did surpass. --Spenser. 3. A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a peer of the realm. A noble peer of mickle trust and power. --Milton. House of Peers, The Peers, the British House of Lords. See Parliament. Spiritual peers, the bishops and archibishops, or lords spiritual, who sit in the House of Lords.
Peer
Peer Peer, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Peered; p. pr. & vb. n. Peering.] [OF. parir, pareir equiv. to F. para[^i]tre to appear, L. parere. Cf. Appear.] 1. To come in sight; to appear. [Poetic] So honor peereth in the meanest habit. --Shak. See how his gorget peers above his gown! --B. Jonson. 2. [Perh. a different word; cf. OE. piren, LG. piren. Cf. Pry to peep.] To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day. --Milton. Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads. --Shak. As if through a dungeon grate he peered. --Coleridge.
Peer
Peer Peer v. t. To make equal in rank. [R.] --Heylin.

Meaning of Peer from wikipedia

- Peer may refer to: Peer, an equal in age, education or social cl****; see Peer group Peer, a member of the peerage Peer, one of several functional units...
- Peer-to-peer lending, also abbreviated as P2P lending, is the practice of lending money to individuals or businesses through online services that match...
- Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers. Peers are equally...
- banking model (simplified) Lending Club Peer-to-peer Social peer-to-peer processes Peer-to-peer lending "Peer-to-peer lending is surging in the US, and it...
- Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people with similar competences as the producers of the work (peers). It functions as a form of self-regulation...
- Peer-to-peer carsharing (also known as person-to-person carsharing and peer-to-peer car rental) is the process whereby existing car owners make their...
- Peer-to-peer ridesharing can be divided along the spectrum from commercial, for-fee transportation network companies (TNC) to for-profit ridesharing services...
- Peer Gynt (/ˈpɪər ˈɡɪnt/; Norwegian pronunciation: [ˈpeːr ˈɡʏnt]) is a five-act play in verse by the Norwegian dramatist Henrik Ibsen published in 1867...
- In computer networking, peering is a voluntary interconnection of administratively separate Internet networks for the purpose of exchanging traffic between...
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