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Synonyms for companionship
kəmˈpæn yənˌʃɪpcom·pan·ion·ship

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. companionship

    Acquaintance between persons supposes that each knows the other; we may know a public man by his writings or speeches, and by sight, but can not claim acquaintance unless he personally knows us. There may be pleasant acquaintance with little companionship; and conversely, much companionship with little acquaintance, as between busy clerks at adjoining desks. So there may be association in business without intimacy or friendship. Acquaintance admits of many degrees, from a slight or passing to a familiar or intimate acquaintance; but acquaintance unmodified commonly signifies less than familiarity or intimacy. As regards persons, familiarity is becoming restricted to the undesirable sense, as in the proverb, "Familiarity breeds contempt;" hence, in personal relations, the word intimacy, which refers to mutual knowledge of thought and feeling, is now uniformly preferred. Friendship includes acquaintance with some degree of intimacy, and ordinarily companionship, though in a wider sense friendship may exist between those who have never met, but know each other only by word and deed. Acquaintance does not involve friendship, for one may be well acquainted with an enemy. Fellowship involves not merely acquaintance and companionship, but sympathy as well. There may be much friendship without much fellowship, as between those whose homes or pursuits are far apart. There may be pleasant fellowship which does not reach the fulness of friendship. Compare ATTACHMENT; FRIENDSHIP; LOVE. As regards studies, pursuits, etc., acquaintance is less than familiarity, which supposes minute knowledge of particulars, arising often from long experience or association.

    Synonyms:
    acquaintance, association, experience, familiarity, fellowship, friendship, intimacy, knowledge

    Antonyms:
    ignorance, ignoring, inexperience, unfamiliarity

    Preposition:
    Acquaintance with a subject; of one person with another; between persons.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. companionship

    Synonyms:
    converse, acquaintance, familiarity, intimacy, friendliness, association

    Antonyms:
    ignorance, distance, avoidance, estrangement, alienation, unfamiliarity, soitude, isolation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. company, companionship, fellowship, societynoun

    the state of being with someone

    "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"

    Synonyms:
    society, social club, party, troupe, fellowship, beau monde, smart set, gild, club, family, ship's company, bon ton, high society, guild, caller, company, order, lodge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. companionshipnoun

    Synonyms:
    fellowship, association, company, society

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. companionshipnoun

    Synonyms:
    association, intimacy, fellowship, society, company

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "companionship":

    camaraderie, company

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  1. Aristotle:

    A state is not a mere society, having a common place, established for the prevention of mutual crime and for the sake of exchange...Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.

  2. Henry Adams:

    Accident counts for much in companionship, as in marriage.

  3. Jon Radulovic:

    [Volunteers] spend time with the patient, not necessarily doing clinical things, but they might read to them or provide companionship or give respite care so the spouse can get out of the house and get a break.

  4. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The glory of friendship is not the outstreched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    As a man starts awakening , so his companionship with the woman gets weakening .

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