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noun as in friendship, accompaniment

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People want a pet for companionship and to give kids a sense of responsibility and a playmate.

Many rescues found new homes as the pandemic drove more folks towards furry companionship, but it was also the year these pups started to get a little long overdue credit.

In Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, as soon as our basic needs—food, shelter, and safety—are met, the first thing we seek is companionship.

Puppy scams—in which people think they are buying actual puppies but receive nothing or stuffed animals—skyrocketed over the past year, with bored people at home searching for cute companionship.

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To stay close at a time when we all need companionship and support, we’re better off picking up the phone or jumping on a video call so we can actually hear another person’s voice.

These days, plenty of women are turning to online sites for no-frills male companionship.

James brought little in the way of survival skills, but his companionship at night raised the team morale.

Fatherless and emotionally needy, du Pont was a loner who sought companionship and adoration—usually at great financial cost.

Me & Dog is off to a promising start and Mary Magdalene has some canine companionship.

The Defense Department, however, offered no information on which Iraqis might be looking for a little companionship.

As if unwilling to trust himself longer in dangerous companionship, he went up to town with Thomas Carr.

Society likes their genial companionship, and they are favourites with, and favoured alike by young and old.

Who has not felt the comfort and companionship of a faithful dog at night, and on a lonely road.

This beauty… without her beside him, without her to share the sweet companionship of the earth… was too much to bear.

Did he really possess her in a way that made earthly companionship unnecessary?


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to companionship, such as: camaraderie, togetherness, affiliation, alliance, amity, and company.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.