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Company vs. Presence

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Companynoun

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

Presencenoun

The fact or condition of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand.

‘Any painter can benefit from the presence of a live model from which to draw.’;

Companynoun

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

‘A company of actors.’;

Presencenoun

The part of space within one's immediate vicinity.

‘Bob never said anything about it in my presence.’;

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’;

Presencenoun

A quality of poise and effectiveness that enables a performer to achieve a close relationship with their audience.

‘Despite being less than five foot, she filled up the theatre with her stage presence.’;

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Companynoun

A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

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

Presencenoun

Something (as a spirit) felt or believed to be present.

‘I'm convinced that there was a presence in that building that I can't explain, which led to my heroic actions.’;

Companynoun

(nautical) The entire crew of a ship.

Presencenoun

A company's business activity in a particular market.

Companynoun

An intelligence service.

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

Presencenoun

The state of being closely focused on the here and now, not distracted by irrelevant thoughts

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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.

Presenceverb

To make or become present.

Companynoun

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

Presencenoun

The state of being present, or of being within sight or call, or at hand; - opposed to absence.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Social visitors or companions.

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

Presencenoun

The place in which one is present; the part of space within one's ken, call, influence, etc.; neighborhood without the intervention of anything that forbids intercourse.

‘Wrath shell be no moreThenceforth, but in thy presence joy entire.’;

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Companynoun

(uncountable) Companionship.

‘I treasure your company.’;

Presencenoun

Specifically, neighborhood to the person of one of superior of exalted rank; also, presence chamber.

‘In such a presence here to plead my thoughts.’; ‘An't please your grace, the two great cardinals.Wait in the presence.’;

Companyverb

To accompany, keep company with.

Presencenoun

The whole of the personal qualities of an individual; person; personality; especially, the person of a superior, as a sovereign.

‘The Sovran Presence thus replied.’;

Companyverb

To associate.

Presencenoun

An assembly, especially of person of rank or nobility; noble company.

‘Odmar, of all this presence does contain,Give her your wreath whom you esteem most fair.’;

Companyverb

To be a lively, cheerful companion.

Presencenoun

Port, mien; air; personal appearence.

‘A graceful presence bespeaks acceptance.’;

Companyverb

To have sexual intercourse.

Presencenoun

the state of being present; current existence;

‘he tested for the presence of radon’;

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.’;

Presencenoun

the immediate proximity of someone or something;

‘she blushed in his presence’; ‘he sensed the presence of danger’; ‘he was well behaved in front of company’;

Companynoun

A companion or companions.

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

Presencenoun

an invisible spiritual being felt to be nearby

Companynoun

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

‘Thou shalt meet a company of prophets.’;

Presencenoun

the impression that something is present;

‘he felt the presence of an evil force’;

Companynoun

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

Presencenoun

dignified manner or conduct

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.’;

Presencenoun

the act of being present

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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