Definition Of companion


a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

a member of the lowest grade of certain orders of knighthood.

‘Our national task is to ensure that we act in a manner that reaffirms our deepest respect and support for Fifa, the esteemed Member of the Order of the Companions of OR Tambo,’ he wrote.

a person or animal with whom one spends a lot of time or with whom one travels.

his traveling companion


he is companioned by a pageboy

one of a pair of things intended to complement or match each other.

a companion volume

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Example Of companion

  • A companion to the PBS series of the same name scheduled to air in June, this volume details how religious faith inspired the Civil Rights Movement.

  • a companion volume

  • a small companion galaxy

  • a traveler's companion

  • a traveller's companion

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