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companion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of companion

  1. 1 a person frequently seen in the company of another <the reckless companions of one's youth> Synonyms cohort, associate, compatriot, compeer, comrade, crony, fellow, hobnobber, mate, running mateRelated Words colleague, coworker, equal, peer, workmate; accomplice, affiliate, ally, collaborator, confederate, half, partner; buddy, chum, confidant, familiar, friend, hearty, intimate, pal; countryman; classmate, housemate, messmate, playfellow, playmate, roommate, schoolmate, shipmate, teammate; attendant, escort; hanger-on, leech, parasite

  2. 2 one that accompanies another for protection, guidance, or as a courtesy <a dapper gentleman who's a frequent companion of widowed dowagers at society galas> Synonyms attendant, escort, guard, guideRelated Words chaperone (or chaperon), squire; shadow, sidekick; conductor, leader, pilot; convoy, courier, honor guard, outrider

  3. 3 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities <a sketch that is a companion to the original drawing> Synonyms mate, fellow, half, match, twinRelated Words coordinate; coequal, counterpart, equal, equivalent, like, parallel, peer, rival; carbon copy, double, duplicate, facsimile, identical twin, likeness, mirror image, replica, ringer; analogue (or analog), similarityNear Antonyms antipode, antithesis, contrary, converse, opposite, reverse

  4. 4 something that is found along with something else <the report and its companion recommendations for action> Synonyms attendant, accompaniment, concomitant, corollary, incident, obbligatoRelated Words accessory (also accessary), adjunct, appendage; complement, supplement; counterpart, fellow, mate; consequence, follow-up; fixings, trimmings




companion

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of companion

  1. to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship <movie heroes are often companioned by wisecracking sidekicks> Synonyms attend, chaperone (or chaperon), accompany, company, convoy, escort, see, squireRelated Words walk; associate, consort, pal (around), team (up); defend, guard, protect; bring, conduct, guide, lead, pilot, steer, usher; follow, shadow, tag, tag along, tail; hang (around), hover (over)Near Antonyms abandon, desert, ditch, dump, forsake





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