[kuh m-pan-yuh n-ship]
- association as companion; fellowship.
- Printing. a group of compositors working under a foreman.
Origin of companionship
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Examples from the Web for companionship
James brought little in the way of survival skills, but his companionship at night raised the team morale.James Franco and Seth Rogen Get ‘Naked and Afraid’… And It’s Hilarious
December 8, 2014
A companionship will grow which probably no one else may be able to offer you.Felicia’s Letter to Leonard Bernstein: ‘You Are a Homosexual and May Never Change’
October 29, 2013
They dig solitary walks and dining alone, companionship not so much.A Eulogy for Gus, Central Park’s Polar Bear Man of Mystery
August 30, 2013
The promise of home ownership, eternal sunshine, and companionship with like-minded people lured them into a desperate trap.No Country for Old People: ‘Kings Point’ Exposes the Hidden Elder Crisis
Donald A. Davidoff
February 16, 2013
I had been so excited to visit the home of my hero, the creator of so many hours of happiness for me – of companionship.The Day I Met Charles Schulz
Daniel J. Levitin
February 12, 2013
She had gone to him for some measure of the companionship she had missed in losing her father.
She would want his companionship and the stimulus of his mind, in hers.
The lamp, my boy, is meat and drink to me, and companionship and a joy unspeakable.The Underdog
F. Hopkinson Smith
You might say that she relied on her father alone for companionship.The Fortune Hunter
Louis Joseph Vance
I thank him publicly for his companionship and his patriotism.The Uncommercial Traveller
- the relationship of friends or companions; fellowship
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Word Origin and History for companionship
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