companionship

noun
ADJECTIVE
close
constant
female, male
human
intellectual
VERB + COMPANIONSHIP
need
provide (sb with)

A dog provides some companionship.

seek
enjoy, find, have
PREPOSITION
for companionship

She had only her cat for companionship.

companionship with

She had never had any close companionship with another woman.


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  • Companionship — Com*pan ion*ship, n. Fellowship; association; the act or fact of keeping company with any one. Shak. [1913 Webster] He never seemed to avail himself of my sympathy other than by mere companionship. W. Irving [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • companionship — index compatibility, consortium (marriage companionship), contact (association), society, sodality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • companionship — 1540s, from COMPANION (Cf. companion) + SHIP (Cf. ship) …   Etymology dictionary

  • companionship — [n] friendship, accompaniment affiliation, alliance, amity, camaraderie, company, comradeship, conviviality, esprit de corps, rapport, society, togetherness, union; concept 388 Ant. antagonism, strangeness …   New thesaurus

  • companionship — [kəm pan′yənship΄] n. [ COMPANION1 + SHIP] the relationship of companions; fellowship …   English World dictionary

  • companionship — [[t]kəmpæ̱njənʃɪp[/t]] N UNCOUNT Companionship is having someone you know and like with you, rather than being on your own. I depended on his companionship and on his judgement... The majority of people own a dog for companionship. Syn: company …   English dictionary

  • companionship — Synonyms and related words: affiliation, amity, association, boon companionship, brotherhood, brotherliness, camaraderie, chumship, colleagueship, community, community of interest, company, comradeship, confraternity, consociation, consortship,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • companionship — com|pan|ion|ship [kəmˈpænjənʃıp] n [U] when you are with someone you enjoy being with, and are not alone ▪ When Stan died, I missed his companionship …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • companionship — noun (U) a friendly and comfortable relationship with someone: When Stan died, it was the companionship I missed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • companionship — noun the volunteers do various errands for our elderly clients and provide some much appreciated companionship Syn: friendship, fellowship, closeness, togetherness, amity, intimacy, rapport, camaraderie, brotherhood, sisterhood; company, society …   Thesaurus of popular words

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