(business associate) noun
adjuvant, associate, auxiliary, coadjutant, cohelper, collaborator, colleague, comate, companion, compeer, confrere, consociate, consort, cooperator, coworker, fellow, fellow worker, helper, mate, partner, peer, personnel, sharer
abettor, accessory, accessory after the fact, accessory before the fact, accompanier, accomplice, accomplice in crime, adjunct, adjutant, adjuvant, aid, aide-de-camp, aider and abettor, assistant, associate, attendant, camarade, coadjutant, coadjutor, coadjutress, co-aid, cohelper, cohort, collaborator, colluder, comate, companion, comrade, confederate, confrere, consociate, conspirer, cooperator, copartner in crime, helper, helpmate, intrigant, intriguer, machinator, particeps criminis, partner in crime, socius criminis, supporter
associated concepts: joint adventure, joint enterprise, tenant in copartnership
accessory, assistant, associate, coactor, consociate, consort, contributor (contributor), member (individual in a group), participant, partisan, partner
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
A partner (owner) of a partnership. The prefix "co" is a redundancy, since a partner is a member of partnership. The same is true of the term "copartnership."Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.