verb (used with object)
Origin of companion1
Definition for companion (2 of 2)
Origin of companion2
Examples from the Web for companion
We continuously pause to pull them out while Zalwar Khan and his companion smirk at us and chew unbothered.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He meets his current companion, Sandra Lee, at a party in the Hamptons.
The device is plugged into the wall and the companion smartphone app instructs the device when to start recording.The Tracker That Might Actually Help You Sleep Better|DailyBurn|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He declined to give his name and handed me off to his companion, Diana Castillo, a middle-aged woman who told me she was 35.
Should she leave her husband and endure loneliness or tolerate his dalliance and keep a companion for old age?
I have chosen Johansen to be my companion, and he is in all respects well qualified for that work.Farthest North|Fridtjof Nansen
But his companion was not thinking of the state of the weather.The Hills of Refuge|Will N. Harben
Then, if you are traveling with a companion, remember that it is better to yield a little than to quarrel a great deal.Across China on Foot|Edwin Dingle
I discoursed (as I suppose) with a certain eloquence; my companion sat listening, breathless.Four Meetings|Henry James
Ah, but there was my sweet little St. Sulpice girl, with her nurse, or companion.
British Dictionary definitions for companion (1 of 2)
- one of a pair; match
- (as modifier)a companion volume
Word Origin for companion
British Dictionary definitions for companion (2 of 2)
- a raised frame on an upper deck with windows to give light to the deck below
- (as modifier)a companion ladder