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Noun company has 9 senses
  1. company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
    --1 is a kind of
    institution, establishment
    --1 has particulars:
     broadcasting company; bureau de change; car company, auto company; dot-com, dot com, dot com company; drug company, pharmaceutical company, pharma; East India Company; electronics company; food company; furniture company; mining company; shipping company; steel company; subsidiary company, subsidiary; transportation company; distributor; oil company; packaging company, packaging concern; pipeline company; printing concern, printing business, printing company; corporate investor; target company, takeover target; white knight; limited company, Ltd., Ld.; holding company; service; livery company; open shop; closed shop; union shop; stock company; joint-stock company; record company; mover, public mover, moving company, removal firm, removal company; think tank, think factory; shipper
  2. company, troupe - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
    --2 is a kind of organization, organisation
    --2 has members: cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae
    --2 has particulars:
     opera company; theater company; ballet company; chorus, Greek chorus; circus; minstrel show; minstrelsy
  3. company, companionship, fellowship, society - the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
    --3 is a kind of friendship, friendly relationship
    --3 has particulars: freemasonry
  4. company - small military unit; usually two or three platoons
    --4 is a kind of
    army unit
    --4 is a member of battalion; battle group
    --4 has member: platoon
    --4 has particulars: trainband
  5. party, company - a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
    --5 is a kind of set, circle, band, lot
    --5 has particulars:
     fatigue party; landing party; party to the action, party to the transaction; rescue party; search party; stretcher party; war party
    Derived form: verb company1
  6. company - a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived"
    --6 is a kind of
    social gathering, social affair
    --6 has particulars: cohort; number
  7. caller, company - a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
    --7 is a kind of visitor, visitant
  8. company - a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company"
    --8 is a kind of
    unit, social unit
  9. ship's company, company - crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
    --9 is a kind of complement, full complement
    --9 has members: crew
Verb company has 1 sense
  1. company, companion, accompany, keep company - be a companion to somebody
    --1 is one way to consort, associate, affiliate, assort
    Derived form: noun company5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
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