companionably
adverb see companionable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • companionably — adverb In a companionable manner; agreeably, sociably. He had been sitting with her, it appeared, most companionably at home, till her usual hour of exercise Jane Austen, Emma . See Also: companionable, companionableness, companionability …   Wiktionary

  • companionably — companionable ► ADJECTIVE ▪ friendly and sociable. DERIVATIVES companionably adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • Companionably — Companionable Com*pan ion*a*ble, a. Fitted to be a companion; fit for good fellowship; agreeable; sociable. Each companionable guest. Mallett. Companionable wit. Clarendon. {Com*pan ion*a*ble*ness}, n. {Com*pan ion*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • companionably — See companionableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • companionably — adv. sociably, amicably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • companionably — com·pan·ion·ably …   English syllables

  • companionably — blē, li adverb : in a companionable manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • companionable — [[t]kəmpæ̱njənəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ GRADED (approval) If you describe a person as companionable, you mean they are friendly and pleasant to be with. [WRITTEN] Syn: affable Derived words: companionably [[t]kəmpæ̱njənəbli[/t]] ADV GRADED ADV with v They… …   English dictionary

  • companionable — adjective Date: 14th century marked by, conducive to, or suggestive of companionship ; sociable < companionable people > < companionable laughter > • companionability noun • companionableness noun • …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Winnaretta Singer — Winnaretta Singer, Princess Edmond de Polignac [http://www.women.it/les/gallery/win.jpg] (8 January 1865 26 November 1943), was an important musical patron and heir to the Singer sewing machine fortune. She was the twentieth of the twenty four… …   Wikipedia

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