partnership etymology

English word partnership comes from English -ship, English partner

Detailed word origin of partnership

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ship English (eng) Appended to a noun to form a new noun denoting a property or state of being, time spent in a role, or a specialised union.
partner English (eng) (Jamaica) A group financial arrangement in which each member contributes a set amount of money over a set period.. (nautical) One of the pieces of wood comprising the framework which strengthens the deck of a wooden ship around the holes through which the mast and other fittings pass.. A member of a business or law partnership. A spouse or other type of domestic partner or romantic or sexual [...]
partnership English (eng) (cricket) The period when two specific batsmen are batting, from the fall of one wicket until the fall of the next; the number of runs scored during this period,. An association of two or more people to conduct a business,. The state of being associated with a partner.

Words with the same origin as partnership

Descendants of -ship
censorship championship citizenship companionship dealership dictatorship internship ladyship leadership lordship ownership relationship scholarship worship worshipped