companion piece


: a work (as of literature) that is associated with and complements another

Examples of companion piece in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Killers of the Flower Moon is another instance of fatuous white guilt — a companion piece to the treacheries and condemnations of Spielberg’s West Side Story. Armond White, National Review, 20 Oct. 2023 While less bold in color, the companion piece unveiled at Dubai Watch Week, the Manero Minute Repeater in Titanium, further emphasizes CFB’s implementation deft work with materials, texture, and depth even with a more neutral color palette. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 29 Dec. 2023 Spencer Zahn has announced Statues II, the companion piece and culmination of a double album that began with his August release Statues I. Statues I & II is out in full on November 17. Evan Minsker, Pitchfork, 18 Oct. 2023 The band is also sharing a companion piece that’s pressed on green marble vinyl. Matthew Strauss, Pitchfork, 14 Nov. 2023 Also set for release that same day is the companion piece Earth 2.23 Special Lower Frequency Mix. Nina Corcoran, Pitchfork, 12 Sep. 2023 The album is the companion piece to the concert film of the same name directed by Jonathan Demme. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 1 Sep. 2023 Ariely’s findings with the car-insurance company remained unpublished, but his talks had made the rounds, and his field study seemed like the perfect companion piece for joint publication. Gideon Lewis-Kraus, The New Yorker, 30 Sep. 2023 Photographed here is a companion piece of luggage that was not lost. Globe Staff,, 18 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of companion piece was in 1844

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“Companion piece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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