company as in an institution created to conduct business
"he only invests in large well-established companies"
"he started the company in his garage"
company as in small military unit
"usually two or three platoons"
company as in the state of being with someone
"he missed their company"
"he enjoyed the society of his friends"
companionship the state of being with someone
fellowship an association of people who share common beliefs or activities; the state of being with someone; money granted (by a university or foundation or other agency) for advanced study or research
societyan extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization ; a formal association of people with similar interests; the state of being with someone; the fashionable elite
company as in organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
"the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
troupe organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
company as in a social or business visitor
"the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
caller providing coolness; fresh; a social or business visitor; an investor who buys a call option ; the bettor in a card game who matches the bet and calls for a show of hands ; a person who announces the changes of steps during a dance; someone who proclaims or summons in a loud voice; the person who convenes a meeting; the person initiating a telephone call
company as in a social gathering of guests or companions
"the house was filled with company when I arrived"
company as in 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"
partyhave or participate in a party; an organization to gain political power; a group of people gathered together for pleasure; a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; a person involved in legal proceedings
company as in crew of a ship including the officers
"the whole force or personnel of a ship"
ship's company crew of a ship including the officers
company as in a unit of firefighters including their equipment