Peer may refer to:

  • People who are equal in such respects as age, education or social class etc., as in peer group
  • A member of the peerage, a system of honours or nobility in various countries
  • A variant of Peter (name) in Scandinavian languages and Dutch
  • Partnership for European Environmental Research, a network of seven European environmental research centres
  • Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, an organization of anonymous public employees promoting environmental responsibility
  • Partnership for Economics Education and Research
  • Peer, Belgium
  • Peer Gynt, a play; and character by Henrik Ibsen
  • Peer Leadership Program, an organization that promotes team building and easing school transitions
  • Peer-to-peer computer network, (a participant of), in which participants act as both client and server
  • a network entity with which one performs peering operations
  • Shahar Pe'er, an Israeli professional tennis player

Famous quotes containing the word peer:

    When trouble comes no mother should have to plead guilty alone. The pediatricians, psychologists, therapists, goat herders, fathers, and peer groups should all be called to the bench as well. . . .
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)

    All nature is a temple where the alive
    Pillars breathe often a tremor of mixed words;
    Man wanders in a forest of accords
    That peer familiarly from each ogive.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    Up a lazy river by the old mill run, that lazy, lazy river in the noonday sun.
    Sidney Arodin, U.S. songwriter. “Lazy River,” Peer International Corp. (1931)