Associations to the word «Companion»


COMPANION, noun. A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
COMPANION, noun. (dated) A person employed to accompany or travel with another.
COMPANION, noun. (nautical) The framework on the quarterdeck of a sailing ship through which daylight entered the cabins below.
COMPANION, noun. (nautical) The covering of a hatchway on an upper deck which leads to the companionway; the stairs themselves.
COMPANION, noun. (topology) A knot in whose neighborhood another, specified knot meets every meridian disk.
COMPANION, noun. (figuratively) A thing or phenomenon that is closely associated with another thing, phenomenon, or person.
COMPANION, noun. (astronomy) A celestial object that is associated with another.
COMPANION, noun. A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders.
COMPANION, noun. (obsolete) (derogatory) A fellow; a rogue.
COMPANION, verb. (obsolete) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
COMPANION, verb. (obsolete) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
COMPANION CELL, noun. (botany) A specific type of parenchyma cell located in the phloem that assists the sieve-tube cell in its function.
COMPANION LADDER, noun. (nautical) Either of two ladders leading from the raised quarterdeck of a sailing ship to the upper deck
COMPANION LADDERS, noun. Plural of companion ladder

Dictionary definition

COMPANION, noun. A friend who is frequently in the company of another; "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms".
COMPANION, noun. A traveler who accompanies you.
COMPANION, noun. One paid to accompany or assist or live with another.
COMPANION, verb. Be a companion to somebody.

Wise words

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe