◄ Company ►

1. (n.) The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.

2. (n.) A companion or companions.

3. (n.) An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient.

4. (n.) Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine.

5. (n.) Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.

6. (n.) 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.

7. (n.) Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; -- often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & Co.

8. (n.) A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100 men.

9. (n.) The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company.

10. (n.) The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play.

11. (v. t.) To accompany or go with; to be companion to.

12. (v. i.) To associate.

13. (v. i.) To be a gay companion.

14. (v. i.) To have sexual commerce.

Aktiengesellschaft KP ace acting company actors affiliation age group agency aggregation aktiebolag amigo army army group assemblage assembly associate associates association atelier attend attendance band barbershop battalion battery battle group bear beauty parlor beauty shop bedfellow bedmate bench bevy body body corporate bosom buddy brigade bring buddy bunch bunkie bunkmate business business establishment butcher shop butty cabal cadre caller camarade camaraderie carry cartel cast cast of characters chamber of commerce chamberfellow chaperon characters chorus chum circle circus troupe classmate clique club cohort colleague collection column comate combat command combat team combine commercial enterprise community compagnie companion companions companionship compeer complement comrade comrades comradeship concern conduct confrere conglomerate conglomerate corporation congregation consociate consociation consolidating company consort consort with consortium consortship contingent convention convoy cooperation copartner copartnership corporate body corporation corps corps de ballet coterie covey crew crony crowd desk detachment detail diversified corporation division dramatis personae eight eleven ensemble enterprise entourage establishment facility faction fellow fellow student fellowship field army field train file firm first string first team five fleet flock flying column followers following fraternity fraternization freeloader frequenter friends gang garrison gate-crasher gathering girl friend gossip group grouping groupment guest guests habitue holding company horde house in-group industry installation institution joint-stock association joint-stock company junta kitchen police legion loft maniple mate membership messmate mob moocher movement muster nine old crony operating company order organization out-group outfit pack pal pard pardner parlor partaking participation partner partnership party peer group phalanx platoon playfellow playmate plunderbund pool posse presence proprietorship public utility rank regiment repertory company reserves retinue roommate rowing crew ruck salon schoolfellow schoolmate second string second team section set sharing shipmate shop side partner sidekick society squad squadron stable stock company string studio suite supporting cast sweatshop syndicate tactical unit task force team teammate third string throng trade association train tribe troop troupe trust uninvited guest unit utility


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