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company

com·pa·ny

company

 
pronunciation:
kuhm p ni
phrases:
part company
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part of speech: noun
inflections: companies
definition 1: a business firm.
synonyms:
business, firm
similar words:
agency, concern, corporation, enterprise, house, partnership
definition 2: an assembled group of people.
synonyms:
assemblage, congregation, group
similar words:
assembly, band, circle, community, gathering, meeting, outfit
definition 3: a guest or guests.
We had company for two weeks.
synonyms:
guest, visitor
similar words:
caller
definition 4: companionship.
I enjoy your company.
synonyms:
association, companionship, fellowship, friendship, society
similar words:
brotherhood, camaraderie, comradeship, fraternity, intimacy, partnership, sisterhood, togetherness
definition 5: a person or persons with whom one spends time.
synonyms:
associate, companion, fellow, friend
similar words:
ally, chum, colleague, compeer, comrade, crony, mate, partner
definition 6: a military unit smaller than a regiment.
similar words:
battalion, division, outfit, troop
definition 7: the officers and crew of a ship.
similar words:
crew
phrase: part company
Word History
Company is from a Latin word that means "the sharing of bread with another."
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