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Definition of "companion" []

  • A person who accompanies or associates with another; a comrade. (noun)
  • A domestic partner. (noun)
  • A person employed to assist, live with, or travel with another. (noun)
  • One of a pair or set of things; a mate. (noun)
  • To be a companion to; accompany. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "companion" in a sentence
  • "II. i.29 (189,4) every companion] The use of _companion_ was the same as of _fellow_ now."
  • "The word companion means someone who walks with us in the same direction; it denotes someone with whom we can relate and with whom we can begin to build trust."
  • "You know, the word companion comes from the Latin root for bread ..."