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Synonyms for company

Synonyms for company

a person or persons visiting one

a pleasant association among people

a group of people acting together in a shared activity

to be with or go with (another)

Synonyms for company

the state of being with someone

a social or business visitor

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a social gathering of guests or companions

crew of a ship including the officers

a unit of firefighters including their equipment

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be a companion to somebody

References in classic literature ?
Among this good company I should have felt myself, even if I hadn't robbed the pantry, in a false position.
Company by company the women doomed their victims, till there were no more left in their number, and were commanded to stand aside together with those whom they had doomed.
The effect was as if the Standard Oil Company were to commence the manufacture of aeroplanes.
Around the blaze were gathered another company of yeomen quite as large as that which came with Robin Hood.
Fifteen days later, two thousand miles farther off, the Helvetia, of the Compagnie-Nationale, and the Shannon, of the Royal Mail Steamship Company, sailing to windward in that portion of the Atlantic lying between the United States and Europe, respectively signalled the monster to each other in 42@ 15' N.
Henry of the Missouri Company, the first American who trapped upon the head-waters of the Columbia; and the frightful hardships sustained by Wilson P.
The company consisted of twenty-three shareholders, or partners, but held in its employ about two thousand persons as clerks, guides, interpreters, and "voyageurs," or boatmen.
My idea of good company, Mr Elliot, is the company of clever, well-informed people, who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
The company commanders ran off to their companies, the sergeants major began bustling (the greatcoats were not in very good condition), and instantly the squares that had up to then been in regular order and silent began to sway and stretch and hum with voices.
I wish I could tell you how fine the company was that assembled that evening at Ozma's royal banquet.
Here was an offer which the company in an English inn at that or any other date are slow to refuse.
So now, although Chaucer meant his tales to be read, he made believe that they were told by a company of people on a journey from London to Canterbury.
Meanwhile, the company below stairs, after listening attentively and not hearing any noise which would justify them in interfering for the gratification of their curiosity, returned to the chamber of the Kenwigses, and employed themselves in hazarding a great variety of conjectures relative to the cause of Mr Noggs' sudden disappearance and detention.
The landlord was now forced from his post to furnish his numerous guests with beer, which they called for with great eagerness; and upon his second or third return from the cellar, he saw Mr Jones standing before the fire in the midst of the soldiers; for it may easily be believed, that the arrival of so much good company should put an end to any sleep, unless that from which we are to be awakened only by the last trumpet.
One on the top of the other the rest of the company followed the Ablewhites, till we had the whole tale of them complete.