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    company - Dictionary definition and meaning for word company

    Definition
    (noun) an institution created to conduct business
    Example Sentence
    • he only invests in large well-established companies
    • he started the company in his garage
    Definition
    (noun) small military unit; usually two or three platoons Definition
    (noun) the state of being with someone
    Example Sentence
    • he missed their company
    • he enjoyed the society of his friends
    Definition
    (noun) organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
    Synonyms : troupe
    Example Sentence
    • the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel
    Definition
    (noun) a social or business visitor
    Synonyms : caller
    Example Sentence
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
    Definition
    (noun) a social gathering of guests or companions
    Example Sentence
    • the house was filled with company when I arrived
    Definition
    (noun) a band of people associated temporarily in some activity
    Synonyms : party
    Example Sentence
    • they organized a party to search for food
    • the company of cooks walked into the kitchen
    Definition
    (noun) crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
    Synonyms : ship's company
    Definition
    (noun) a unit of firefighters including their equipment
    Example Sentence
    • a hook-and-ladder company
    Definition
    (verb) be a companion to somebody
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