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Company vs. Organization

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Companynoun

A team; a group of people who work together professionally.

Organizationnoun

(uncountable) The quality of being organized.

‘This painting shows little organization at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear.’;

Companynoun

A group of individuals who work together for a common purpose.

‘A company of actors.’;

Organizationnoun

(uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.

‘The organization of the book is as follows.’;

Companynoun

(military) A unit of approximately sixty to one hundred and twenty soldiers, typically consisting of two or three platoons and forming part of a battalion.

‘the boys in Company C’;

Organizationnoun

(countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.

‘In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organization.’; ‘If you want to be part of this organization, you have to follow its rules.’;

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Companynoun

A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

‘It took six companies to put out the fire.’;

Organizationnoun

(countable) A group of people consciously cooperating.

‘Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organization.’;

Companynoun

(nautical) The entire crew of a ship.

Organizationnoun

(baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.

‘He's been in the Dodgers' organization since 2003.’;

Companynoun

An intelligence service.

‘As he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company.’;

Organizationnoun

The act of organizing; the act of arranging in a systematic way for use or action; as, the organization of an army, or of a deliberative body.

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Companynoun

(legal) An entity having legal personality, and thus able to own property and to sue and be sued in its own name; a corporation.

Organizationnoun

The state of being organized.

Companynoun

(business) Any business, whether incorporated or not, that manufactures or sells products (also known as goods), or provides services as a commercial venture.

Organizationnoun

That which is organized; an organized existence; an organism

‘The cell may be regarded as the most simple, the most common, and the earliest form of organization.’;

Companynoun

(uncountable) Social visitors or companions.

‘Keep the house clean; I have company coming.’;

Organizationnoun

A group of persons associated together for a common purpose and having a set of rules which specify the relations of the individual members to the whole gorup.

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Companynoun

(uncountable) Companionship.

‘I treasure your company.’;

Organizationnoun

The manner in which something is organized; the relations included in an organized state or condition; as, the organization of the department permits ad hoc groups to form.

‘What is organization but the connection of parts in and for a whole, so that each part is, at once, end and means?’;

Companyverb

To accompany, keep company with.

Organizationnoun

a group of people who work together

Companyverb

To associate.

Organizationnoun

an organized structure for arranging or classifying;

‘he changed the arrangement of the topics’; ‘the facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was original’; ‘he tried to understand their system of classification’;

Companyverb

To be a lively, cheerful companion.

Organizationnoun

the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;

‘he claims that the present administration is corrupt’; ‘the governance of an association is responsible to its members’; ‘he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment’;

Companyverb

To have sexual intercourse.

Organizationnoun

the act of forming something;

‘the constitution of a PTA group last year’; ‘it was the establishment of his reputation’; ‘he still remembers the organization of the club’;

Companynoun

The state of being a companion or companions; the act of accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.

‘Evil company doth corrupt good manners.’; ‘Brethren, farewell: your company alongI will not wish.’;

Organizationnoun

the act of organizing a business or business-related activity;

‘he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department’;

Companynoun

A companion or companions.

‘To thee and thy company I bidA hearty welcome.’;

Organizationnoun

the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically;

‘his organization of the work force was very efficient’;

Companynoun

An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or transient.

‘Thou shalt meet a company of prophets.’;

Organizationnoun

an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized;

‘his compulsive organization was not an endearing quality’; ‘we can't do it unless we establish some system around here’;

Companynoun

Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family; as, to invite company to dine.

Organization

An organization, or organisation (Commonwealth English; see spelling differences), is an entity – such as a company, an institution, or an association – comprising one or more people and having a particular purpose. The word is derived from the Greek word organon, which means tool or instrument, musical instrument, and organ.

Companynoun

Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.

‘Nature has left every man a capacity of being agreeable, though not of shining in company.’;

Companynoun

An association of persons for the purpose of carrying on some enterprise or business; a corporation; a firm; as, the East India Company; an insurance company; a joint-stock company.

Companynoun

Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style or title; - often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer & Co.

Companynoun

A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100 men.

Companynoun

The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole ship's company.

Companynoun

The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production of a play.

Companyverb

To accompany or go with; to be companion to.

Companyverb

To associate.

‘Men which have companied with us all the time.’;

Companyverb

To be a gay companion.

Companyverb

To have sexual commerce.

Companynoun

an institution created to conduct business;

‘he only invests in large well-established companies’; ‘he started the company in his garage’;

Companynoun

organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical);

‘the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel’;

Companynoun

the state of being with someone;

‘he missed their company’; ‘he enjoyed the society of his friends’;

Companynoun

small military unit; usually two or three platoons

Companynoun

a band of people associated temporarily in some activity;

‘they organized a party to search for food’; ‘the company of cooks walked into the kitchen’;

Companynoun

a social gathering of guests or companions;

‘the house was filled with company when I arrived’;

Companynoun

a social or business visitor;

‘the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company’;

Companynoun

a unit of firefighters including their equipment;

‘a hook-and-ladder company’;

Companynoun

crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

Companyverb

be a companion to somebody

Companynoun

a commercial business

‘a company director’; ‘a shipping company’; ‘the Ford Motor Company’;

Companynoun

the fact or condition of being with another or others, especially in a way that provides friendship and enjoyment

‘I really enjoy his company’;

Companynoun

a person or people regarded as pleasant (or unpleasant) to be with

‘you're not much company—I might as well go home’; ‘she is excellent company’;

Companynoun

the person or group of people whose society one is currently sharing

‘he was silent among such distinguished company’;

Companynoun

a visiting person or group of people

‘I'm expecting company’;

Companynoun

a number of individuals gathered together

‘the Mayor addressed the assembled company’;

Companynoun

a body of soldiers, especially the smallest subdivision of an infantry battalion, typically commanded by a major or captain

‘B Company of the Cheshire Regiment’;

Companynoun

a group of actors, singers, or dancers who perform together

‘a national opera company’;

Companynoun

a group of Guides.

Companynoun

a flock of wigeon (ducks)

‘a company of wigeons occasionally numbers several thousand birds’;

Companyverb

associate with; keep company with

‘these men which have companied with us all this time’;

Companyverb

accompany (someone)

‘the fair dame, companied by Statius and myself’;

Company

A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity representing an association of people, whether natural, legal or a mixture of both, with a specific objective. Company members share a common purpose and unite to achieve specific, declared goals.

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