[kəm'pænjən] or [kəm'pænɪən]


(noun.) one paid to accompany or assist or live with another.

(noun.) a friend who is frequently in the company of another; 'drinking companions'; 'comrades in arms'.

(noun.) a traveler who accompanies you.

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(n.) One who accompanies or is in company with another for a longer or shorter period, either from choice or casually; one who is much in the company of, or is associated with, another or others; an associate; a comrade; a consort; a partner.

(n.) A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders; as, a companion of the Bath.

(n.) A fellow; -- in contempt.

(n.) A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck.

(n.) A wooden hood or penthouse covering the companion way; a companion hatch.

(v. t.) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.

(v. t.) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.

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Synonyms and Synonymous

n. [1]. Comrade, associate, mate, fellow, CONSORT, compeer, boon companion.[2]. Partner, partaker, participator, participant, sharer.

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Synonyms and Antonyms

SYN:Associate, mate, comrade, colleague, ally, partner, accomplice, coadjutor

ANT:Rival, toe, antagonist, adversary

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n. (naut.) the skylight or window-frame through which light passes to a lower deck or cabin: companion-ladder.—ns. Compan′ion-ladd′er the ladder or stair leading from the deck to the officers' cabin; Compan′ion-way a staircase from the deck to a cabin.

n. one who keeps company or frequently associates with another: an associate or partner: a higher rank of servant who though receiving pay stands rather in the relation of a friend: fellow in a bad sense.—v.t. to accompany.—adj. of the nature of a companion: accompanying.—adjs. Compan′iable (obs.) sociable; Compan′ionable fit to be a companion: agreeable.—n. Compan′ionableness.—adv. Compan′ionably.—adj. Compan′ioned having a companion.—ns. Compan′ionhood Compan′ionary.—adj. Compan′ionless without a companion.—n. Compan′ionship.

Editor: Lora

Unserious Contents or Definition

To dream of seeing a wife or husband, signifies small anxieties and probable sickness. To dream of social companions, denotes light and frivolous pastimes will engage your attention hindering you from performing your duties.

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