When I refer to a couple as “partners” (and to the line in the movie) during counseling, I am thinking of the following definition.
How many of the synonyms describe you and your partner?
Main Entry: partner
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: person who takes part with another
Synonyms: accomplice ally assistant associate buddy chum cohort collaborator colleague companion comrade confederate consort coworker crony date friend helper helpmate husband mate pal participant playmate sidekick spouse teammate wife