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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the beneficiary of a pension fund;
[syn: pensioner, pensionary]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Commoner \Com"mon*er\, n. 1. One of the common people; one having no rank of nobility. [1913 Webster] All below them [the peers] even their children, were commoners, and in the eye of the law equal to each other. --Hallam. [1913 Webster] 2. A member of the House of Commons. [1913 Webster] 3. One who has a joint right in common ground. [1913 Webster] Much good land might be gained from forests . . . and from other commonable places, so as always there be a due care taken that the poor commoners have no injury. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 4. One sharing with another in anything. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 5. A student in the university of Oxford, Eng., who is not dependent on any foundation for support, but pays all university charges; - - at Cambridge called a pensioner. [1913 Webster] 6. A prostitute. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pensioner \Pen"sion*er\, n. 1. One in receipt of a pension; hence, figuratively, a dependent. [1913 Webster] The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Old pensioners . . . of Chelsea Hospital. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. One of an honorable band of gentlemen who attend the sovereign of England on state occasions, and receive an annual pension, or allowance, of [pounds]150 and two horses. [1913 Webster] 3. [Cf. F. pensionnaire one who pays for his board. Cf. Pensionary, n.] In the university of Cambridge, England, one who pays for his living in commons; -- corresponding to commoner at Oxford. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pensioner n 1: the beneficiary of a pension fund [syn: pensioner, pensionary]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

47 Moby Thesaurus words for "pensioner": allottee, almsman, almswoman, annuitant, assign, assignee, assistant, beneficiary, charge, client, commoner, dependent, devisee, donee, employee, encumbrance, exhibitioner, feoffee, girl Friday, golden-ager, grantee, hired hand, hired man, hireling, legatary, legatee, man Friday, mercenary, myrmidon, optime, passman, patentee, pensionary, protege, public charge, questionist, right-hand man, senior citizen, servitor, sizar, sophister, stipendiary, veteran, ward, worker, wrangler, wrinkly
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

PENSIONER. One who is supported by an allowance at the will of another. It is more usually applied to him who receives an annuity or pension from the government.