Associations to the word «Peer»


PEER, verb. (intransitive) To look with difficulty, or as if searching for something.
PEER, verb. To come in sight; to appear.
PEER, noun. Somebody who is, or something that is, at a level equal (to that of something else).
PEER, noun. Someone who is approximately the same age (as someone else).
PEER, noun. A noble with a hereditary title, i.e., a peerage, and in times past, with certain rights and privileges not enjoyed by commoners.
PEER, noun. A comrade; a companion; an associate.
PEER, verb. To make equal in rank.
PEER, verb. (Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with transit where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic.
PEER, noun. Someone who pees, someone who urinates.
PEER EDITING, noun. A teaching technique in which students read, and comment on each other's written work
PEER GROUP, noun. A group of people who are approximately the same age and status, especially if the have the same interests
PEER OF THE REALM, noun. (UK) Any member of the House of Lords who is not a life peer.
PEER OF THE REALM, noun. (UK) (historical) Any member of the hereditary peerage of the United Kingdom, (chiefly) of the Kingdom of England.
PEER OF THE REALM, noun. Any similar member of the nobility of other kingdoms.
PEER PANJA, proper noun. A village in the Bhatiore region of the Punjab province of Pakistan.
PEER PRESSURE, noun. Encouragement or influence by one's peers.
PEER REVIEW, noun. The scholarly process whereby manuscripts intended to be published in an academic journal are reviewed by independent researchers (referees) to evaluate the contribution, i.e. the importance, novelty and accuracy of the manuscript's contents.
PEER REVIEW, verb. To review before publication, as by an authority or authorities in the pertinent field of study, of the written form of an idea, hypothesis, theory, and/or written discussion of such.
PEER REVIEWED, adjective. Having been through the peer review process.
PEER REVIEWED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of peer review
PEER REVIEWING, verb. Present participle of peer review
PEER REVIEWS, noun. Plural of peer review

Dictionary definition

PEER, noun. A person who is of equal standing with another in a group.
PEER, noun. A nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage.
PEER, verb. Look searchingly; "We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around".

Wise words

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