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