association as companion; fellowship.
Printing. a group of compositors working under a foreman.
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How to use companionship in a sentence
People want a pet for companionship and to give kids a sense of responsibility and a playmate.So many pets have been adopted during the pandemic that shelters are running out | Dana Hedgpeth | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Many rescues found new homes as the pandemic drove more folks towards furry companionship, but it was also the year these pups started to get a little long overdue credit.
In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, as soon as our basic needs—food, shelter, and safety—are met, the first thing we seek is companionship.
Puppy scams—in which people think they are buying actual puppies but receive nothing or stuffed animals—skyrocketed over the past year, with bored people at home searching for cute companionship.Here's How Shopping Scams on Facebook Are Ripping Off Thousands of Customers, With the Money Flowing Overseas | Andrew R. Chow | December 19, 2020 | Time
To stay close at a time when we all need companionship and support, we’re better off picking up the phone or jumping on a video call so we can actually hear another person’s voice.Texting all day? You’ll feel happier if you pick up the phone and chat. | Jill Suttie | November 6, 2020 | Washington Post
These days, plenty of women are turning to online sites for no-frills male companionship.Career-Minded Women Turn to Male Escorts For No-Strings Fun and (Maybe) Sex | Aurora Snow | January 3, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | Marlow Stern | December 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.
Me & Dog is off to a promising start and Mary Magdalene has some canine companionship.
The Defense Department, however, offered no information on which Iraqis might be looking for a little companionship.Hook-Ups, Porn Habits, and Lesbian Fantasies: Iraqis' Sexy Whispers | Gideon Resnick | August 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As if unwilling to trust himself longer in dangerous companionship, he went up to town with Thomas Carr.Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
Society likes their genial companionship, and they are favourites with, and favoured alike by young and old.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
Who has not felt the comfort and companionship of a faithful dog at night, and on a lonely road.The World Before Them | Susanna Moodie
This beauty… without her beside him, without her to share the sweet companionship of the earth… was too much to bear.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
Did he really possess her in a way that made earthly companionship unnecessary?The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for companionship
the relationship of friends or companions; fellowship
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