Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “companion”

companion

noun [C]    /kəmˈpæn·jən/
someone or something you spend a lot of time with or travel with, or a friend who lives with you: a pleasant traveling companion He shared his cabin with his wife and constant companion of 62 years.
(Definition of companion noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of companion

Definitions of “companion” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More