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Noun: companion  kum'pan-yun
  1. A friend who is frequently in the company of another
    "drinking companions";
    - comrade, fellow, familiar, associate, yokefellow [N. Amer]
     
  2. A traveller who accompanies you
    - fellow traveler [US], fellow traveller [Brit, Cdn]
     
  3. One paid to accompany, assist or live with another
Verb: companion  kum'pan-yun
  1. Be a companion to somebody
    - company, accompany, keep company

Derived forms: companions, companioning, companioned

Type of: affiliate, associate, assort, attendant, attender, consort, friend, tender, traveler [US], traveller [Brit, Cdn]

Encyclopedia: Companion