:a group of persons or things
:a body of soldiers;
:a unit (as of infantry) consisting usually of a headquarters and two or more platoons
:an organization of performing artists
:the officers and crew of a ship
- The captain called a meeting of the ship's company.
:a firefighting unit
- A hose company was first to arrive at the scene of the fire.
:a chartered commercial organization or medieval trade guild
:an association of persons for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise
:those members of a partnership firm whose names do not appear in the firm name