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companion

noun

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1 a person frequently seen in the company of another
  • the reckless companions of one's youth

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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

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3 either of a pair matched in one or more qualities
  • a sketch that is a companion to the original drawing

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4 something that is found along with something else
  • the report and its companion recommendations for action

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companion

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of companion (Entry 2 of 2)

to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship
  • movie heroes are often companioned by wisecracking sidekicks

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The first known use of companion was in the 14th century

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“Companion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/companion. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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