[n] small military unit; usually two or three platoons
[n] an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
[n] a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company"
[n] a social gathering of guests or companions; "the house was filled with company when I arrived"
[n] organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
[n] crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
[n] a band of people associated temporarily in some activity; "they organized a party to search for food"; "the company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
[n] a social or business visitor; "the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
[n] the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
[v] be a companion to somebody