What is company?

  • (noun): Crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship.
    Synonyms: ship's company
    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 ... was co-founded in 1999 by Jason Fried, Carlos 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 ...
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 ...
GM - Business and Industry
... executives in a business operation General merchandise General Mills, a company primarily concerned with food products General Motors, an automobile manufacturing company Gold Master, an original recording from ...
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 ... position had been that the new company would have to live within the existing regulatory settlement (£14.8 billion for the five years 2001-2006) ... the government had to go back to the High Court and present evidence that the company was no longer insolvent ...

More definitions of "company":

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

Famous quotes containing the word company:

    We have nothing to fear and a great deal to learn from trees, that vigorous and pacific tribe which without stint produces strengthening essences for us, soothing balms, and in whose gracious company we spend so many cool, silent and intimate hours.
    Marcel Proust (1871–1922)