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  Definition of company
  1. an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
  2. a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company"
  3. a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived"
  4. organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
  5. small military unit; usually two or three platoons
  6. crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
  7. 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"
  8. a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn''t expected company"
  9. the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
  10. be a companion to somebody
Similar Words: troupe, ship's company, party, caller, companionship, fellowship, society, companion, accompany, keep company

 

Hyponyms: 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, cohort, number, opera company, theater company, ballet company, chorus, Greek chorus, circus, minstrel show, minstrelsy, trainband, fatigue party, landing party, party to the action, party to the transaction, rescue party, search party, stretcher party, war party, freemasonry

 

Member Meronyms: battalion, battle group

 

Derivational Morphology: companion, accompany, keep company, visit, call in, call, escort, accompaniment, fellow traveler, fellow traveller, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate, party

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: bedrijf   Finnish: yhtiö  
French: compagnie   German: Gesellschaft  
Greek: εταιρία   Hebrew: חברה  
Interlingua: compania   Japanese: 会社  
Korean: 회사   Kurdish: şirket  
Polish: kompania   Portuguese: companhia  
Russian: компания   Spanish: empresa  
Turkish: işletme   Ukrainian: товариство  
 
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