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Synonyms for companion
kəmˈpæn yən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. companion, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate(noun)

    a friend who is frequently in the company of another

    "drinking companions"; "comrades in arms"

    Synonyms:
    brother, dude, boyfriend, feller, mate, lad, bloke, associate degree, beau, young man, blighter, familiar, gent, confrere, colleague, swain, cuss, fella, fellow traveller, familiar spirit, chap, comrade, fellow, associate, buster, fellow traveler

  2. companion, fellow traveler, fellow traveller(noun)

    a traveler who accompanies you

    Synonyms:
    fellow traveller, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate, fellow traveler

  3. companion(verb)

    one paid to accompany or assist or live with another

    Synonyms:
    fellow traveller, comrade, fellow, familiar, associate, fellow traveler

  4. company, companion, accompany, keep company(verb)

    be a companion to somebody

    Synonyms:
    company, go with, accompany, attach to, keep company, come with, play along, follow

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. companion

    Colleague is used always in a good sense, associate and coadjutor generally so; ally, assistant, associate, attendant, companion, helper, either in a good or a bad sense; abetter, accessory, accomplice, confederate, almost always in a bad sense. Ally is oftenest used of national and military matters, or of some other connection regarded as great and important; as, allies of despotism. Colleague is applied to civil and ecclesiastical connections; members of Congress from the same State are colleagues, even though they may be bitter opponents politically and personally. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is near in rank to the Chief Justice. A surgeon's assistant is a physician or medical student who shares in the treatment and care of patients; a surgeon's attendant is one who rolls bandages and the like. Follower, henchman, retainer are persons especially devoted to a chief, and generally bound to him by necessity, fee, or reward. Partner has come to denote almost exclusively a business connection. In law, an abettor (the general legal spelling) is always present, either actively or constructively, at the commission of the crime; an accessory never. An accomplice is usually a principal; an accessory never. If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory. At common law, an accessory implies a principal, and can not be convicted until after the conviction of the principal; the accomplice or abettor can be convicted as a principal. Accomplice and abettor have nearly the same meaning, but the former is the popular, the latter more distinctively the legal term. Compare APPENDAGE; AUXILIARY.

    Synonyms:
    abetter, abettor, accessory, accomplice, ally, assistant, associate, attendant, coadjutor, colleague, confederate, follower, helper, henchman, participator, partner, retainer

    Antonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, chief, commander, enemy, foe, hinderer, instigator, leader, opponent, opposer, principal, rival

    Preposition:
    An accessory to the crime; before or after the fact; the accessories of a figure in a painting.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. companion

    Synonyms:
    associate, mate, comrade, colleague, ally, partner, accomplice, coadjutor

    Antonyms:
    rival, toe, antagonist, adversary

Editors Contribution

  1. other half

    Submitted by apeters1105 on March 3, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. companion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    comrade, associate, mate, fellow, CONSORT, compeer, boon companion

  2. companion(n.)

    Synonyms:
    partner, partaker, participator, participant, sharer

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. companion(n)

    Synonyms:
    associate, comrade, intimate, consort, partner, fellow, mate, chum, compeer, confederate, accomplice, ally, colleague, crony, confrère, concomitant, accessory

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. COMPANION

    Synonyms:
    Comparison of Medical Therapy, Pacing and Defibrillation in Chronic Heart Failure

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How to use companion in a sentence?

  1. Francis Marion:

    Well, now, this is exactly my case. I am in love; and my sweetheart is LIBERTY. Be that heavenly nymph my companion, and these wilds and .Woods shall have charms beyond London and Paris in slavery. To have no proud monarch driving over me with his gilt coaches; nor his host of excise-men and tax-gatherers insulting and robbing me ; but to be my own master, my own prince and sovereign, gloriously preserving my national dignity, and 'pursuing my true happiness; planting my vineyards, and eating their lucious fruits; and sowing my fields, and reaping the golden grain: and seeing millions of ‘brothers all around me, equally free and happy as myself. “This, sir, is What I long for.” p. 155 ... On his return to Georgetown, he was asked by colonel Watson, why he looked so serious? I have cause, sir,” said he, “to look serious.” Watson What! has general Marion refused to treat?” No, sir.” “Well, then, has old Washington defeated sir Henery Clinton, and broke up our army ? No, sir, not that neither ; but worse.” “Ah! what can be worse?” Why, sir, I have seen an American general and his officers, without pay, and almost without clothes, living on roots and drinking water ; and all for LIBERTY! What chance have we against such men!” It is said colonel Watson was not much obliged to him for this speech. But the young ofiicer was so struck with Marion’s sentiments, that he never rested until he threw up his commission, and retired from the service. ' p 156

  2. George Bancroft:

    Beauty is but the sensible image of the Infinite. Like truth and justice it lives within us; like virtue and the moral law it is a companion of the soul.

  3. Herbie Calves:

    The physical benefits of dog ownership are often the first that come to mind, but we’ve found the emotional and mental health benefits of having a furry companion are just as impactful, people consider their dogs members of their family and are looking for ways to connect and interact with them on a deeper level.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    History has examples that invisible God sends beautiful woman to wicked or evil man to make her as his close companion to eventually punish him only

  5. Homer:

    A companion's words of persuasion are effective.


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