company

company
I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. companionship, fellowship; association, corporation, partnership, firm; cast, troupe; group, assembly; troop, platoon, squad; society; gang; crowd, party (both inf.). See accompaniment, assemblage, drama, combatant, business, sociality.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Associates]
Syn. group, club, troop, fellowship; see organization 3 .
2. [A group of people]
Syn. assembly, throng, band; see gathering .
3. [People organized for business]
Syn. partnership, firm, corporation; see business 4 .
4. [Social intercourse]
Syn. friendly intercourse, society, companionship; see association 1 , fellowship 1 .
5. [A guest or guests]
Syn. visitor(s), caller(s), overnight guest(s), unexpected guest(s), boarder(s); see also guest 1 .
See Synonym Study at troop .
keep (a person) company,
Syn. stay with, visit, amuse; see accompany 1 , entertain 1 , visit 2 .
keep company,
Syn. go together, go steady, associate with; see accompany 1 , associate 1 , date 2 .
part company,
Syn. separate, part, break with, fall out; see leave 1 , oppose 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. companionship friendship, fellowship, *chumminess, society, presence.
2. visitor guest, caller, friends over.
3. group band, party, troupe, throng, gathering, assembly, entourage.
4. firm corporation, business, concern, establishment, partnership, enterprise, outfit.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. A number of persons who have come or been gathered together: assemblage, assembly, body, conclave, conference, congregation, congress, convention, convocation, crowd, gathering, group, meeting, muster, troop. Informal: get-together. See COLLECT. 2. A person or persons visiting one: guest, visitant, visitor. See ACCOMPANIED. 3. A pleasant association among people: companionship, fellowship, society. See CONNECT, GROUP. 4. A commercial organization: business, concern, corporation, enterprise, establishment, firm2, house. Informal: outfit. See GROUP. 5. A group of people acting together in a shared activity: band2, corps, party, troop, troupe. See PERFORMING ARTS. II verb To be with or go with (another): accompany, attend, companion, escort. Obsolete: consort. Idiom: go hand in hand with. See ACCOMPANIED.

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