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Definition: Dormant partner
Partner \Part"ner\ (p[aum]rt"n[~e]r), n. [For parcener,
influenced by part.]
1. One who has a part in anything with an other; a partaker;
an associate; a sharer. “Partner of his fortune.”
(a) A husband or a wife.
(b) Either one of a couple who dance together.
(c) One who shares as a member of a partnership in the
management, or in the gains and losses, of a business.
My other self, the partner of my life. --Milton.
2. (Law) An associate in any business or occupation; a member
of a partnership. See Partnership.
3. pl. (Naut.) A framework of heavy timber surrounding an
opening in a deck, to strengthen it for the support of a
mast, pump, capstan, or the like.
Dormant partner, or Silent partner. See under Dormant,
Syn: Associate; colleague; coadjutor; confederate; partaker;
participator; companion; comrade; mate.
Dormancy \Dor"man*cy\, n. [From Dormant.]
The state of being dormant; quiescence; abeyance.
It is by lying dormant a long time, or being . . . very
rarely exercised, that arbitrary power steals upon a
2. (Her.) In a sleeping posture; as, a lion dormant; --
distinguished from couchant.
Dormant partner (Com.), a partner who takes no share in the
active business of a company or partnership, but is
entitled to a share of the profits, and subject to a share
in losses; -- called also sleeping partner or silent partner
Dormant window (Arch.), a dormer window. See Dormer.
Table dormant, a stationary table. [Obs.] --Chaucer.