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 ...
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 ...
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 settlement (£14.8 billion for the ... the government had to go back to the High Court and present evidence that the company was no longer insolvent ...
GM - Business and Industry
... operation General merchandise General Mills, a company primarily concerned with food products General Motors, an automobile manufacturing company Gold Master, an ...
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 ...

More definitions of "company":

  • (noun): A band of people associated temporarily in some activity.
    Example: "The company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
    Synonyms: party
  • (noun): A unit of firefighters including their equipment.
    Example: "A hook-and-ladder company"
  • (noun): A social gathering of guests or companions.
    Example: "The house was filled with company when I arrived"
  • (noun): Organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical).
    Example: "The traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
    Synonyms: troupe
  • (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 social or business visitor.
    Example: "The room was a mess because he hadn't expected company"
    Synonyms: caller

Famous quotes containing the word company:

    People who abhor solitude may abhor company almost as much.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    For I must tell you that we artists cannot tread the path of Beauty without Eros keeping company with us and appointing himself as our guide.
    Thomas Mann (1875–1955)

    We are imprisoned in life in the company of persons powerfully unlike us.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)