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Corporate vs. Company

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Corporateadjective

Of or relating to a corporation.

Companynoun

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

Corporateadjective

Formed into a corporation; incorporated.

Companynoun

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

‘A company of actors.’;

Corporateadjective

Unified into one body; collective.

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’;

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Corporateadjective

Related to corporation that franchises rather than an individual franchise.

‘The one on Seventh Street is a corporate franchise.’;

Companynoun

A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

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

Corporatenoun

(finance) A bond issued by a corporation.

Companynoun

(nautical) The entire crew of a ship.

Corporatenoun

A short film produced for internal use in a business, e.g. for training, rather than for a general audience.

Companynoun

An intelligence service.

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

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Corporatenoun

A corporation that franchises, as opposed to than an individual franchise.

‘McDonald's corporate issued a new policy today.’;

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.

Corporateverb

To incorporate.

Companynoun

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

Corporateverb

To become incorporated.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Social visitors or companions.

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

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Corporateadjective

Formed into a body by legal enactment; united in an association, and endowed by law with the rights and liabilities of an individual; incorporated; as, a corporate town.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Companionship.

‘I treasure your company.’;

Corporateadjective

Belonging to a corporation or incorporated body.

Companyverb

To accompany, keep company with.

Corporateadjective

United; general; collectively one.

‘They answer in a joint and corporate voice.’;

Companyverb

To associate.

Corporateverb

To incorporate.

Companyverb

To be a lively, cheerful companion.

Corporateverb

To become incorporated.

Companyverb

To have sexual intercourse.

Corporateadjective

of or belonging to a corporation;

‘corporate rates’; ‘corporate structure’;

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.’;

Corporateadjective

possessing or existing in bodily form;

‘what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind’; ‘an incarnate spirit’; ‘`corporate' is an archaic term’;

Companynoun

A companion or companions.

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

Corporateadjective

done by or characteristic of individuals acting together;

‘a joint identity’; ‘the collective mind’; ‘the corporate good’;

Companynoun

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

‘Thou shalt meet a company of prophets.’;

Corporateadjective

organized and maintained as a legal corporation;

‘a special agency set up in corporate form’; ‘an incorporated town’;

Companynoun

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

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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