Company

  • (noun): Small military unit; usually two or three platoons.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on company:

37signals - History
... The company's initial focus was on website redesign, including work for Panera Bread and Shopping.com ... Work on the company's first product, the project management application Basecamp, began in 2003 ... By 2005, the company had moved away from consulting work to focus exclusively on its web applications ...
37signals
37signals is a privately held web application company based in Chicago, Illinois ... Segura, and Ernest Kim as a web design company ... Since mid-2004, the company's focus has shifted from web design to web application development ...
Railtrack - History - Administration
... The parent company, Railtrack Group plc, was not put into administration and continued operating its other subsidiaries, which included property and telecommunications interests ... For most of the year in administration, the government's position had been that the new company would have to live within the existing regulatory ... the government had to go back to the High Court and present evidence that the company was no longer insolvent ...
GM - Business and Industry
... in a business operation General merchandise General Mills, a company primarily concerned with food products General Motors, an automobile manufacturing company Gold Master, an ...
Xtra-vision
... It was previously operated by US company Blockbuster ... The company has a workforce of almost 1600 employees ... The company offers DVD, Blu-ray Disc movies and games for both rent and sale along with music CDs and video games for various platforms ...

More definitions of "company":

  • (noun): Organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical).
    Example: "The traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
    Synonyms: troupe
  • (noun): A band of people associated temporarily in some activity.
    Example: "The company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
    Synonyms: party
  • (noun): Crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship.
    Synonyms: ship's company
  • (noun): A social or business visitor.
    Example: "The room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
    Synonyms: caller
  • (noun): A social gathering of guests or companions.
    Example: "The house was filled with company when I arrived"
  • (noun): An institution created to conduct business.
    Example: "He only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
  • (noun): A unit of firefighters including their equipment.
    Example: "A hook-and-ladder company"

Famous quotes containing the word company:

    I have noticed that doctors who fail in the practice of medicine have a tendency to seek one another’s company and aid in consultation. A doctor who cannot take out your appendix properly will recommend you to a doctor who will be unable to remove your tonsils with success.
    Ernest Hemingway (1899–1961)

    It’s given new meaning to me of the scientific term black hole.
    Don Logan, U.S. businessman, president and chief executive of Time Inc. His response when asked how much his company had spent in the last year to develop Pathfinder, Time Inc.’S site on the World Wide Web. Quoted in New York Times, p. D7 (November 13, 1995)

    The company of women of fashion will improve your manners, though not your understanding; and that complaisance and politeness, which are so useful in men’s company, can only be acquired in women’s.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)