companionship

  • 1 Companionship — Com*pan ion*ship, n. Fellowship; association; the act or fact of keeping company with any one. Shak. [1913 Webster] He never seemed to avail himself of my sympathy other than by mere companionship. W. Irving [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 companionship — index compatibility, consortium (marriage companionship), contact (association), society, sodality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 companionship — 1540s, from COMPANION (Cf. companion) + SHIP (Cf. ship) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 companionship — [n] friendship, accompaniment affiliation, alliance, amity, camaraderie, company, comradeship, conviviality, esprit de corps, rapport, society, togetherness, union; concept 388 Ant. antagonism, strangeness …

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  • 5 companionship — [kəm pan′yənship΄] n. [ COMPANION1 + SHIP] the relationship of companions; fellowship …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 companionship — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ close ▪ constant ▪ female, male ▪ human ▪ intellectual …

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  • 7 companionship — [[t]kəmpæ̱njənʃɪp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Companionship is having someone you know and like with you, rather than being on your own. I depended on his companionship and on his judgement... The majority of people own a dog for companionship. Syn: company …

    English dictionary

  • 8 companionship — Synonyms and related words: affiliation, amity, association, boon companionship, brotherhood, brotherliness, camaraderie, chumship, colleagueship, community, community of interest, company, comradeship, confraternity, consociation, consortship,… …

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  • 9 companionship — com|pan|ion|ship [kəmˈpænjənʃıp] n [U] when you are with someone you enjoy being with, and are not alone ▪ When Stan died, I missed his companionship …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 companionship — noun (U) a friendly and comfortable relationship with someone: When Stan died, it was the companionship I missed …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 companionship — noun the volunteers do various errands for our elderly clients and provide some much appreciated companionship Syn: friendship, fellowship, closeness, togetherness, amity, intimacy, rapport, camaraderie, brotherhood, sisterhood; company, society …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 companionship — companion ► NOUN 1) a person with whom one spends time or travels. 2) each of a pair of things intended to complement or match each other. 3) (Companion) a member of the lowest grade of certain orders of knighthood. DERIVATIVES companionship noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 companionship — noun Date: 1548 the fellowship existing among companions ; company …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 14 companionship — /keuhm pan yeuhn ship /, n. 1. association as companions; fellowship. 2. Print. a group of compositors working under a foreman. [1540 50; COMPANION1 + SHIP] * * * …

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  • 15 companionship — noun a) The state of having or being a companion. b) An association, a fellowship …

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  • 16 companionship — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. company, camaraderie, fellowship, rapport; see association 1 , brotherhood 1 , fellowship 1 , friendship 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A pleasant association among people: company, fellowship, society. See CONNECT,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 companionship — com|pan|ion|ship [ kəm pænjən,ʃıp ] noun uncount the relationship you have with a good friend who spends a lot of time with you …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 companionship — com·pan·ion·ship || kÉ™m pænjÉ™nʃɪp n. friendship, fellowship …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 companionship — n. Fellowship, friendship, association, company, society …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 companionship — n fellowship, colleagueship, mate ship, brotherhood, fraternity, fraternization, togetherness, company; camaraderie, comradeship, esprit de corps, friendship, amity, Inf. chumminess; partnership, association, consociation, affiliation, alliance,… …

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