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Definitions of company

  1. be a companion to somebody
  2. a social or business visitor; " the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
  3. the state of being with someone; " he missed their company"; " he enjoyed the society of his friends"
  4. small military unit; usually two or three platoons
  5. an institution created to conduct business; " he only invests in large well- established companies"; " he started the company in his garage"
  6. a unit of firefighters including their equipment; " a hook- and- ladder company"
  7. a social gathering of guests or companions; " the house was filled with company when I arrived"
  8. organization of performers and associated personnel ( especially theatrical); " the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
  9. crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
  10. 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"
  11. The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.
  12. A companion or companions.
  13. An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient.
  14. Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine.
  15. Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.
  16. 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.
  17. Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; -- often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & amp; Co.
  18. A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States ( full strength) 100 men.
  19. The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company.
  20. The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play.
  21. To accompany or go with; to be companion to.
  22. To associate.
  23. To be a gay companion.
  24. To have sexual commerce.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. To associate with.
  28. Assembly or association of persons; part of a regiment; society.
  29. The society of another or others; fellowship; association.
  30. A gathering of persons for social purposes; an assemblage; a corporation.
  31. A body of men commanded by a captain.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
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Quotes of company

  1. Never pay the slightest attention to what a company president ever says about his stock. – Bernard Baruch
  2. I am not influenced by the techniques or fashions of any other motion picture company – Walt Disney
  3. I told the record company I didn't feel the need to be at red -carpet events. I wanted a career. But I wanted to keep myself intact as a person. – Enya
  4. Animals when in company walk in a proper and sensible manner, in single file, instead of sprawling all across the road and being of no use or support to each other in case of sudden trouble or danger. – Kenneth Grahame
  5. During the mission, Walter Jones, a team member was given a package containing bone fragments by a Lao. The source said they were from a crash site. He presented photographs showing himself in company with others digging around obvious aircraft debris. – Bo Gritz
  6. Misery loves company but company does not reciprocate. – Addison Mizner
  7. If each of us hires people who are smaller than we are, we shall become a company of dwarfs. But if each of us hires people who are bigger than we are, we shall become a company of giants. – David Ogilvy
  8. Good taste is as tiring as good company – Francis Picabia
  9. The company without a strategy is willing to try anything. – Michael Porter
  10. This kid's excited because he's with Bad Company and I'm excited because I'm with Chuck Berrys' son. – Mick Ralphs
  11. Yahoo! is the only company with both scale and leadership in branded and search advertising. – Terry Semel
  12. Even President Bush has cited the need to outlaw the practice of corporations making loans to their officers. Strangely enough, when the President was a corporate officer, he took out several loans from the company – Bennie Thompson
  13. Being a part of SKECHERS is exciting. It is such a hip company with a great attitude and image. – Carrie Underwood
  14. I've been very fortunate to be able to jump around. I just did this really wonderful film called Map of the World. That was a real, amazing, dramatic story. Then I did a movie called Company Men, a little comedy about the Bay of Pigs. – Sigourney Weaver
  15. I was forced to be an artist and a CEO from the beginning, so I was forced to be like a businessman because when I was trying to get a record deal, it was so hard to get a record deal on my own that it was either give up or create my own company – Jay Z

Usage examples for company

  1. I ain't safe company just now." – Cy Whittaker's Place by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. Well, Mr. Trevison, the railroad company isn't ready to close with you. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  3. And in the best of company – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  4. My friends, that was the first time in his life that he ever found himself in really good company – Madame Delphine by George W. Cable
  5. Indeed, I think the doctor will say I'm very good company for you. – Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  6. As for forcin' my company on you, though, that well, that's different. – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  7. Here, he said, let's be company – Jim Davis by John Masefield
  8. Yes, we must see what company you keep. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  9. Grace ain't company any more than me. – Captain Horace by Sophie May
  10. Well, we will miss her, I'm sure, said Cora, for she is such good company – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  11. My dear child-" " Has there been any trouble between my father and the company – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  12. The house is full of company and there is to be a dinner- party to- night. – The Time of Roses by L. T. Meade
  13. Ye didna gie's the fawvour o' yer company last hairst! – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. Hes very poor company – Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
  15. It's been a sight o' company to me. – Strangers and Wayfarers by Sarah Orne Jewett
  16. I will tell the company what he did say, one of these days. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. Where is your company Life? – A Lieutenant at Eighteen by Oliver Optic
  18. They- they will be good company if you wish. – The Firing Line by Robert W. Chambers
  19. Unfortunately, I can't even spare you my company – Winston of the Prairie by Harold Bindloss
  20. Just to keep the boys company – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith

Rhymes for company

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