Company in a sentence

The word "company" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of company and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Company

  • The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.
  • A companion or companions.
  • An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient.
  • Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine.
  • Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.
  • An association of persons for the purpose of carrying on some enterprise or business; a corporation; a firm; as, the East India Company; an insurance company; a joint-stock company.
  • Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; -- often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & Co.
  • A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100 men.
  • The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company.
  • The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play.
  • To associate.
  • an institution created to conduct business
  • a unit of firefighters including their equipment
  • a social gathering of guests or companions
  • organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical)
  • small military unit; usually two or three platoons
  • crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship
  • a band of people associated temporarily in some activity
  • a social or business visitor
  • the state of being with someone
  • be a companion to somebody

How to use company in a sentence. Company pronunciation.

To afford amusement to the assembled company?
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But more than all that, you must know I was afraid of being damn'd in those Days; for I kept sneaking, cowardly Company, Fellows that went to Church, and said Grace to their Meat, and had not the least Tincture of Quality about em.
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It was a jolly company, the fourteen.
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I bought a horse and started, in company with Mr. Ballou and a gentleman named Ollendorff, a Prussian-not the party who has inflicted so much suffering on the world with his wretched foreign grammars, with their interminable repetitions of questions which never have occurred and are never likely to occur in any conversation among human beings.
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If I didn't introduce Gentleman into your Company, I wonder what you'd do; you might e'en sit still, and be forc'd to make use of a _Dildo_, before any Body would come to you if it wan't for me.
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I'll warrant ye, you fell upon your knees, and begg'd her Pardon, because you kept my Company; and Promis'd that you'd never do so no more!
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And for a time went on so; for as long as he could find 'em Money, all was well; but when he had Morgag'd his Estate twice over, and had spent all his Money, that he could help 'em to no more, the case was so far alter'd that he was then refus'd to be admited into their Company.
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How strangely time will slip away in Company, before a Man's aware!
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I told him I must intreat his Patience for half an hours time, till the Company was Drest, and so went down Stairs; and telling of my Friend how it went, and we being to go half Snips in the Booty, I went off with the things, which I pawn'd for about four Pounds, keeping his Rings to my self, and left my Landlady to manage the rest.
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Very well, Sir, says I: I hope you will take nothing amiss; I see you are a Gentleman; but I have sometimes had Tricks put upon me, and therefore am as choice in the company I entertain, as you are in keeping your Company.
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She told me as far as _Sheer-Lane_, to an Aunt of hers, where she Lodged, and she should be glad of my Company; by which, being confirmed in what I before thought, I bid her go on, and I would follow her, which I also did: and coming to the place said he, I found there an old wither'd Bawd, who presently had us into a Room, and ask'd us what we wou'd drink?
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On the contrary, the references to her as being in the company of such women as Joanna, the wife of Herod's steward, Salome, the mother of James and John, and Mary, the mother of Jesus (Luke viii, 3; Mark xvi, 40; John xix, 25), strongly discountenance such a supposition.
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He talked chiefly with Mr. Grove, a very quiet, somewhat careworn man; neither of them seemed able to shake off business, but they did not obtrude it on the company in general.
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In vivacious company she would have called it, and perhaps have thought it, a charming view; alone, she had no eye for such things-an indifference characteristic of her mind, and not at all dependent upon its mood.
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I shall never forget the performance of "The Night Asylum, Nachtasyl," which I saw acted in Munich by one of the best stock companies in the world, a combination of players from the "Neues" and "Kleines" theaters in Berlin.
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We ought to hear them performed by a Russian company.
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In the "Diary of Private lvanov," Garshin gave more pictures of the hideous suffering of war, with a wonderful portrait of the commander of the company, who is so harshly tyrannical that his men hate him, and resolve to slay him in the battle.
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Fifty-two of his company had been killed, and despite his cruelty to them, he had loved them all like children.
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It was my happiness to cross the Atlantic in the company of this dear brother on the steamship Sardinian, from Quebec to Liverpool, in June, 1880.
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I arose and went below, where I found other company had called, and I was introduced to the lady and her husband, whom I had met five years before.
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Examples of Company

Example #1
He drew himself up with dignity, his face became graver.
Example #2
As he walked up the room he suddenly realised this fact, and, for a moment, he thought he had made a mistake; but again he remembered distinctly that the letter said half-past eight, and he wondered now if this had been arranged by the Prince-for what purpose?
Example #3
Justice _Holt_, for using these following Expressions, and were thereof Convicted.
Example #4
This is spoken by one in a Minister's Habit.
Example #5
They were principally voluntary camp-followers of the Governor, who had joined his retinue by their own election at New York and San Francisco and came along, feeling that in the scuffle for little territorial crumbs and offices they could not make their condition more precarious than it was, and might reasonably expect to make it better.
Example #6
To prevent bloodshed I removed up stairs and took up quarters with the untitled plebeians in one of the fourteen white pine cot-bedsteads that stood in two long ranks in the one sole room of which the second story consisted.