Definitions for company

Definitions for (noun) company

Main entry: company

Definition: an institution created to conduct business

Usage: he only invests in large well-established companies; he started the company in his garage

Main entry: company

Definition: a unit of firefighters including their equipment

Usage: a hook-and-ladder company

Main entry: company

Definition: a social gathering of guests or companions

Usage: the house was filled with company when I arrived

Main entry: company, troupe

Definition: organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)

Usage: the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel

Main entry: company

Definition: small military unit; usually two or three platoons

Main entry: ship's company, company

Definition: crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

Main entry: company, party

Definition: a band of people associated temporarily in some activity

Usage: they organized a party to search for food; the company of cooks walked into the kitchen

Main entry: caller, company

Definition: a social or business visitor

Usage: the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company

Main entry: companionship, company, society, fellowship

Definition: the state of being with someone

Usage: he missed their company; he enjoyed the society of his friends

Definitions for (verb) company

Main entry: accompany, companion, company, keep company

Definition: be a companion to somebody

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