Noun Definition

company

1.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):party

Category: General

2.Definition: a social gathering of guests or companions

"The house was filled with company when I arrived"

Category: General

3.Definition: a social or business visitor

"The room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"

Related Noun(s):caller

Category: People

4.Definition: a unit of firefighters including their equipment

"A hook-and-ladder company"

Category: General

5.Definition: an institution created to conduct business

"He only invests in large well-established companies", "He started the company in his garage"

Category: General

6.Definition: crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

Category: General

7.Definition: organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)

"The traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"

Related Noun(s):troupe

Category: General

8.Definition: small military unit; usually two or three platoons

Category: General

9.Definition: the state of being with someone

"He missed their company", "He enjoyed the society of his friends"

Related Noun(s):fellowship, society, companionship

Category: General