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English noun: companion

1. companion (person) a friend who is frequently in the company of another

SamplesDrinking companions.
Comrades in arms.

Synonymsassociate, comrade, familiar, fellow

Broader (hypernym)friend

Narrower (hyponym)date, escort, playfellow, playmate, tovarich, tovarisch

2. companion (person) a traveler who accompanies you

Synonymsfellow traveler, fellow traveller

Broader (hypernym)traveler, traveller

3. companion (person) one paid to accompany or assist or live with another

Broader (hypernym)attendant, attender, tender

English verb: companion

1. companion (stative) be a companion to somebody

Synonymsaccompany, company, keep company

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)affiliate, associate, assort, consort

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