Quick answer
"Friend" is a noun which is often translated as "el amigo", and "partner" is a noun which is often translated as "el socio". Learn more about the difference between "friend" and "partner" below.
friend(
frehnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (close acquaintance)
a. el amigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la amiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I am inviting all of my friends to my birthday party.Voy a invitar a todos mis amigos a mi fiesta de cumpleaños.
2. (supporter)
a. el amigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la amiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Friends of the Chesapeake Bay are having a meeting this Saturday.La Asociación de los Amigos de la Bahía de Chesapeake van a tener una reunión este sábado.
3. (religion)
a. el amigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Quakers belong to the Religious Society of Friends.Los cuáqueros pertenecen a la Sociedad Religiosa de los Amigos.
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partner(
part
-
nuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (business)
a. el socio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la socia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My partner and I started this business 20 years ago.Mi socio y yo montamos este negocio hace 20 años.
2. (intimate relationship)
a. la pareja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My partner and I are considering buying a house together.Mi pareja y yo estamos pensando en comprar una casa juntos.
3. (work)
a. el compañero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la compañera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I already gave all of this information to your partner, officer Davis.Ya le di toda esta información a su compañero, el oficial Davis.
4. (sports or dancing)
a. la pareja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I enjoy dancing with a variety of partners.Me gusta tener distintas parejas de baile.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to join with)
a. formar pareja con
You have to partner with the person next to you.Tienes que formar pareja con la persona que está a tu lado.
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