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1. a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
2. a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
3. One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.
4. look searchingly
We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around
5. To come in sight; to appear.
6. To make equal in rank.
7. To be, or to assume to be, equal.