Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun company

9 senses of company

Sense 1
company -- (an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage")
       => institution, establishment -- (an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)

Sense 2
company -- (small military unit; usually two or three platoons)
       => army unit -- (a military unit that is part of an army)

Sense 3
company, companionship, fellowship, society -- (the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends")
       => friendship, friendly relationship -- (the state of being friends (or friendly))

Sense 4
company, troupe -- (organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel")
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 5
caller, company -- (a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company")
       => visitor, visitant -- (someone who visits)

Sense 6
company -- (a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived")
       => social gathering, social affair -- (a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship)

Sense 7
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")
       => set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")

Sense 8
ship's company, company -- (crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship)
       => complement, full complement -- (number needed to make up a whole force; "a full complement of workers")

Sense 9
company -- (a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company")
       => unit, social unit -- (an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb company

1 sense of company

Sense 1
company, companion, accompany, keep company -- (be a companion to somebody)
       => consort, associate, affiliate, assort -- (keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues")

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