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1. companion

noun. ['kəmˈpænjən'] a friend who is frequently in the company of another.

Synonyms

  • familiar
  • tovarisch
  • escort
  • comrade
  • fellow
  • associate
  • friend
  • date
  • playfellow
  • playmate

Antonyms

  • distant
  • female
  • woman
  • nonmember

Etymology

  • companion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • compaignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Companion

  • obanion
  • o'banion
  • branyon
  • mannion
  • lanyon
  • gagnon
  • canyon
  • canion
  • banyan

How do you pronounce companion?

Pronounce companion as kəmˈpænjən.

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Sentences with companion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pomeranians can compete in the show ring as well as make good companion animals.

Quotes about companion


1. The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
- Samuel Richardson

2. True love is not so much a matter of romance as it is a matter of anxious concern for the well-being of one's companion.
- Gordon B. Hinckley, Stand a Little Taller

3. Never have a companion that casts you in the shade.
- Baltasar Gracian

2. companion

noun. ['kəmˈpænjən'] a traveler who accompanies you.

Synonyms

  • fellow traveller
  • traveler
  • traveller

Antonyms

  • dissociate
  • divide
  • dominant
  • stranger

Etymology

  • companion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • compaignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. companion

noun. ['kəmˈpænjən'] one paid to accompany or assist or live with another.

Synonyms

  • attendant
  • attender

Antonyms

  • unfamiliar
  • unfamiliarity
  • strange

Etymology

  • companion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • compaignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. companion

verb. ['kəmˈpænjən'] be a companion to somebody.

Synonyms

  • consort
  • company
  • accompany
  • affiliate
  • assort
  • associate

Antonyms

  • citizen
  • tough
  • inedible
  • underbid

Etymology

  • companion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • compaignon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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