Definitions of company

  1. To associate with. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. be a companion to somebody Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. small military unit; usually two or three platoons Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A companion or companions. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse. Newage Dictionary DB
  14. An association of persons for the purpose of carrying on some enterprise or business; a corporation; a firm; as, the East India Company; an insurance company; a joint-stock company. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; -- often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & Co. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100 men. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. To accompany or go with; to be companion to. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. To be a gay companion. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. To have sexual commerce. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. A group of people; a body of persons associated together; society; associates; as, a man is known by the company he keeps; a body of actors; a guest, or guests; fellowship; a firm; a ship's crew; a section of a regiment commanded by a captain. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. An assembly of persons: a number of persons associated together for trade, etc.: a society: a subdivision of a regiment: the crew of a ship: state of being a companion: fellowship: society. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. Assembly or association of persons; part of a regiment; society. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. The society of another or others; fellowship; association. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A body of men commanded by a captain. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. Any assemblage of persons; persons collected by invitation or otherwise, for entertainment or festivity; a number of persons associated together in one common interest, or in a joint concern; a society; fellowship; the state of being a companion; a body of soldiers under the command of a captain; the crew of a ship. To bear company, to accompany. To keep company, to accompany; to associate with frequently or habitually. See Companion. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  28. A large or small number of persons met together; a party of persons assembled for social intercourse; fellowship; a number of persons united for the purposes of trade, &c.; a firm; the crew of a ship, including officers; a division of soldiers in a foot regiment under a captain; to bear company, to go with; to attend; to keep company with, to associate with; to go with as an intimate friend frequently or habitually. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for company

  1. They- they will be good company if you wish. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  2. Where is your company Life? – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic