companionship


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com·pan·ion·ship

 (kəm-păn′yən-shĭp′)
n.
The relationship of companions; fellowship.

companionship

(kəmˈpænjənˌʃɪp)
n
the relationship of friends or companions; fellowship

com•pan•ion•ship

(kəmˈpæn yənˌʃɪp)

n.
association as companions; fellowship.
[1540–50]

Companionship

 a body of companions; a company of compositors, a guild or union.
Examples: companionship of compositors; of twenty to thirty boats, 1865.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.companionship - the state of being with someonecompanionship - the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
freemasonry - a natural or instinctive fellowship between people of similar interests; "he enjoyed the freemasonry of the Press"
friendly relationship, friendship - the state of being friends (or friendly)

companionship

noun fellowship, company, friendship, fraternity, rapport, camaraderie, togetherness, comradeship, amity, esprit de corps, conviviality He missed the companionship of friends of his own age.

companionship

noun
1. A pleasant association among people:
2. The condition of being friends:
Translations
رِفْقَه، عِشْرَه
přátelstvíspolečnost
selskab
félagsskapur

companionship

[kəmˈpænjənʃɪp] N (= company) → compañía f; (= friendship, friendliness) → compañerismo m

companionship

[kəmˈpænjənʃɪp] ncamaraderie fcompanion volume nlivret m d'accompagnement

companionship

[kəmˈpænjənˌʃɪp] ncompagnia

companion

(kəmˈpӕnjən) noun
1. a person etc who accompanies another person as a friend etc. She was his constant companion in his childhood.
2. a helpful handbook on a particular subject. The Gardening Companion.
comˈpanionable adjective
pleasantly friendly.
comˈpanionship noun
state of being or of having companion(s). She enjoys the companionship of young people.
References in classic literature ?
I craved human companionship, and, coming off the poop, took my place by the side of the boatswain (a man whom I did not like) in a comparatively dry spot where at worst we had water only up to our knees.
He knew an overpowering desire for the protection and companionship of man.
While as for the books--well, never talk to me again about the companionship of books
The scent of the great bull and the sight of his huge and hairy figure had wakened in the heart of Akut a longing for the companionship of his own kind.
Charley had already exhausted the less eager activity of the other children; and they had betaken themselves to occupations that did not admit of his companionship.
Brissenden had spoiled him for steam beer, he concluded, and wondered if, after all, the books had spoiled him for companionship with these friends of his youth.
In the elegant and improving companionship which I now enjoy I should feel quite happy but for one drawback.
Before he left the next morning, while taking a pleasant walk with Miss Brooke along the gravelled terrace, he had mentioned to her that he felt the disadvantage of loneliness, the need of that cheerful companionship with which the presence of youth can lighten or vary the serious toils of maturity.
To him every natural object seemed to possess something of moral or spiritual life, to be really capable of a companionship with man, full of fine intimacies.
As Tarzan made his lonely way through the jungle paralleling the shore, he felt strong upon him a desire for companionship, so that gradually he commenced to regret that he had not cast his lot with the apes.
In sage and silent companionship of two, they went flying, noiseless, along the quiet lanes in search of a meal.
The atmosphere of the many loves that had sanctified the little house was all about her; the companionship of two healthy, happy, young folks of her own generation encircled her; she felt and yielded to the magic of her surroundings--Miss Cornelia and Captain Jim would scarcely have recognized her; Anne found it hard to believe that this was the cold, unresponsive woman she had met on the shore--this animated girl who talked and listened with the eagerness of a starved soul.