Synonyms for company


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


1. company, companion, accompany, keep company, consort, associate, affiliate, assort
usage: be a companion to somebody
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