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Synonyms of company in English:


  • 1 he works for the world's biggest oil company
    firm, business, corporation, house, establishment, agency, office, bureau, institution, organization, operation, concern, enterprise, venture, undertaking, practice;
    conglomerate, consortium, syndicate, group, chain, combine, multiple, multinational
    informal outfit, set-up
  • 2 I was greatly looking forward to the pleasure of his company
  • 3 I'm expecting company
    guests, a guest, visitors, a visitor, callers, a caller, people, someone
    archaic visitants
  • 4 he disentangled himself from the surrounding company of poets
    group, crowd, body, party, band, collection, assembly, assemblage, cluster, flock, herd, horde, troupe, swarm, stream, mob, throng, congregation, gathering, meeting, convention
    informal bunch, gang, gaggle, posse, crew, pack
    British informal shower
  • 5 he recognized the company of infantry as French
  • Phrases

    keep someone company

    we had originally gotten him a dog to keep him company while we were away
    accompany, go with, go along with, travel with, tag along with, partner, escort, chaperone, attend, follow, conduct, lead, take, show, see, guide, steer, usher, pilot, convoy, help, assist, show someone the way;
    lead the way;
    Scottish chum
    rare company, bear someone company, companion

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    corporate relating to a company

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