Companion may refer to:

  • A friend or acquaintance you associate yourself with
  • Companion (caregiving), a nurse assistant or similar professional who assists a patient one-on-one
  • Companion (ship), an architectural feature of ships
  • Companion animal, a pet animal kept for companionship
  • Companion parrot, a pet parrot that interacts with its owner
  • Companion matrix, a matrix with a specific relation to its characteristic polynomial p
  • Companion star, a star in a binary star system
  • Companion weapon, an object held in the non-sword hand while fencing
  • Muhammad's companions, the Sahaba
  • Companion cavalry, Alexander the Great's elite cavalry
  • Foot Companion, the primary type of soldier in Alexander the Great's army
  • Lady's companion, a genteel woman who acted as a companion for woman of rank or wealth
  • Sober companion, an addiction treatment coach
  • Companion planting, planting of different crops in close physical proximity
  • A handbook or guide book or compendium e.g. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion or The Oxford Companion to Music
  • A member of a Holy Royal Arch chapter
  • A domestic partner
  • A concubine
  • An intelligent conversational agent as in the Companions Project
  • An companion in the Islamic religion: Sahabah

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Famous quotes containing the word companion:

    Religion which lays so many restraints upon us, is a troublesome companion to those who will lay no restraints upon themselves.
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)

    My companion assumes to know my mood and habit of thought, and we go on from explanation to explanation, until all is said that words can, and we leave matters just as they were at first, because of that vicious assumption.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
    Samuel Richardson (1689–1761)