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 ?
With the delightful enthusiasm of youth, they took the solitary boy into their midst and made much of him, and he found something very charming in the innocent companionship of these simple-hearted girls.
With the boy as a witness, he went through a cere- mony and brought about an accident that nearly de- stroyed the companionship that was growing up between them.
As the spring came on, I grew more and more lonely, and fell back on the telegrapher and the cigar-maker and his canaries for companionship.
It is so discouraging not to have any advice and companionship about my work.
Becoming habituated to her companionship, Clifford readily showed how capable of imbibing pleasant tints and gleams of cheerful light from all quarters his nature must originally have been.
It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate.
an old friend from America--a lucky encounter, indeed, for his is a most gentle, refined, and sensitive nature, and his company and companionship are a genuine refreshment.
There he found companionship to suit him, and pleasures to his taste, along with more freedom, in some particulars, than he could have at home.
The boys huddled them- selves together and sought the friendly companionship of the fire, though the dull dead heat of the breathless atmosphere was stifling.
Emma Jane and Rebecca had a dialogue, and the sense of companionship buoyed up Emma Jane and gave her self- reliance.
Jumping over forms, and creeping under tables, I made my way to one of the fire-places; there, kneeling by the high wire fender, I found Burns, absorbed, silent, abstracted from all round her by the companionship of a book, which she read by the dim glare of the embers.
The master was too gloomy to seek companionship with any people, good or bad; and he is yet.