general partner


: a partner whose liability for partnership debts and obligations is unlimited

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Wheelock Street Capital LLC is providing financing and is a general partner in the development. Craig Karmin, WSJ, 8 Nov. 2022 And after Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner was loudly booed by the capacity crowd before presenting a large check for Jeter's Turn 2 Foundation, Jeter essentially told the crowd to ease up. Pete Caldera, USA TODAY, 10 Sep. 2022 Miller, a member of the family that founded clothing chain Miller’s Outpost, is also a former investor who spent years as a general partner at Bear Stearns’ Constellation Ventures. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Oct. 2022 The path chartered by GigaCloud could lend confidence to future Chinese IPOs and their investors, said Frank Hurst Lin, general partner of venture-capital firm DCM and an early investor in GigaCloud. Jing Yang, WSJ, 18 Aug. 2022 Adobe’s acquisition of Figma is a turning point, said Jake Saper, a general partner at Emergence Capital. Steven Rosenbush, WSJ, 15 Sep. 2022 Unsurprisingly, DeSantis has also got some in the Miami tech and business scene excited, like PayPal mafia alum and venture investor Keith Rabois, a general partner at the Founders Fund. Anne Sraders, Fortune, 9 Sep. 2022 On the flip side, down cycles tend to spawn high-quality startups, said Jamison Hill, a general partner at VC firm Base10 Partners. Jared Council, Forbes, 25 Aug. 2022 About five years ago, Index Ventures general partner Danny Rimer and Greylock venture partner John Lilly took Figma’s founders out to lunch at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 16 Sep. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of general partner was in 1887

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Cite this Entry

“General partner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

Legal Definition

general partner

see partner

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