PEER: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for PEER?

Need another word that means the same as “peer”? Find 10 synonyms and 30 related words for “peer” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Peer” are: squint, look closely, look earnestly, try to see, look through narrowed eyes, narrow one's eyes, screw up one's eyes, compeer, equal, match

Peer as a Noun

Definitions of "Peer" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “peer” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage.
  • A person who is of equal standing with another in a group.

Synonyms of "Peer" as a noun (3 Words)

compeerA person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
He had compeers in Fleet Street.
equalA person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
Entertainment facilities without equal in the British Isles.
matchThe score needed to win a match.
If you drop a match in there the whole place will explode.

Peer as a Verb

Definitions of "Peer" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “peer” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Come into view; appear.
  • Look searchingly.
  • Look with difficulty or concentration at someone or something.
  • Be just visible.

Synonyms of "Peer" as a verb (7 Words)

look closelyTake charge of or deal with.
look earnestlyTake charge of or deal with.
look through narrowed eyesConvey by one’s expression.
narrow one's eyesMake or become more narrow or restricted.
screw up one's eyesCause to penetrate, as with a circular motion.
squintBe cross eyed have a squint or strabismus.
The driver squinted as the sun hit his windshield.
try to seeExamine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process.

Usage Examples of "Peer" as a verb

  • For yet a many of your horsemen peer.
  • Faye peered at her with suspicion.
  • The towers peer over the roofs.
  • We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around.

Associations of "Peer" (30 Words)

academicRelating to an educational or scholarly institution or environment.
Ben is not an academic child but he tries hard.
accompanyGo or travel along with.
The two sisters were to accompany us to London.
acquaintanceAcquaintances considered collectively.
The pupils had little acquaintance with the language.
affinityRelationship, especially by marriage as opposed to blood ties.
A semantic affinity between two words.
beauA boyfriend or male admirer.
brotherA man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.
There I was with one white boy and this other brother.
buddyBecome friendly and spend time with someone.
I m working on it buddy.
camaraderieMutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of time together.
The enforced camaraderie of office life.
colleagueA person who is member of one’s class or profession.
The surgeon consulted his colleagues.
companionBe a companion to somebody.
His travelling companion.
companionshipThe state of being with someone.
The love and companionship of marriage.
compatriotA person from your own country.
Stich defeated his compatriot Boris Becker in the quarter finals.
comradeUsed as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement.
You re right comrade.
comradeshipThe company and friendship of others with common aims.
His greatest joy came from comradeship with others in the team.
consortA ship sailing in company with another.
It did not consort with his idea of scientific government.
countrymanA man from your own country.
He was a complete countryman with a pronounced affinity with nature.
cronyA close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities.
He went gambling with his cronies.
fellowSharing a particular activity, quality, or condition with someone or something.
One eye was blue but its fellow was brown.
folkRelating to folk music.
An old folks home.
friendAdd someone to a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website.
He was my best friend at the university.
kinshipBlood relationship.
Anthropology s kinship with the humanities.
matchingBeing two identical.
A blue jacket and matching skirt.
mateSouth American tea like drink made from leaves of a South American holly called mate.
It was his first start against his former teammates.
neighbourA person who lives (or is located) near another.
The square neighbours the old quarter of the town.
pairPut together or join to form a pair.
The two old friends paired off.
palA friend.
We ve been pals for a long time.
partnerAct as a partner.
Young farmers who partnered Isabel to the village dance.
reunionThe action of being brought together again as a unified whole.
The reunion of East and West Germany.
spouseA husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.
workmateA person with whom one works.

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