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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

How to pronounce companion?

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How to use companion in a sentence?

  1. Ecclesiastes 4910 Bible:

    Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help lift him up.

  2. Susan Jeffers:

    We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures.

  3. Principal Matthew Bernard:

    He was a loyal companion for the many teachers and coaches who had the pleasure of working with him, he was a man whose love for the young people of Prep was second only to his love for his family... He will be deeply missed by the Prep family. Prep is grateful to God for the life of this good man and grateful to his wife Joanne, and sons Tony and Chris who shared him with us for over three decades.

  4. Dr. Isaac Barrow:

    He that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter.

  5. Dawn Wells:

    I think Mary Ann was – she had been your friend, a companion, there was no bullying, she pitched in and she worked and I think that is what is really necessary today.


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