Meaning of “company” - Learner’s Dictionary

company

noun us uk /ˈkʌmpəni/
Extra Examples
Her father is the head of an oil company.There are rumours of disputes inside the company.They made her a director of the company.Helen works for a computer company.This will increase costs for companies trading with Asia.
BUSINESS [ C ]
PEOPLE [ U ]

B2 a situation in which you have a person or people with you:

I enjoy his company.
I didn't realize that you had company.
keep sb company

B2 to stay with someone so that they are not alone

be good company

to be a pleasant or interesting person to spend time with

PERFORMERS [ C ]

a group of performers such as actors or dancers:

the Royal Shakespeare Company
→ See also limited company

(Definition of “company” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)