Corresponding vs Companion - What's the difference?

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Corresponding is a related term of companion.


As verbs the difference between corresponding and companion

is that corresponding is while companion is (obsolete) to be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.

As nouns the difference between corresponding and companion

is that corresponding is action of the verb to correspond while companion is a friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company.

As an adjective corresponding

is that have a similar relationship.

corresponding

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • action of the verb to correspond
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • that have a similar relationship
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    Derived terms

    * corresponding angles * correspondingly

    companion

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company
  • His dog has been his trusted companion for the last five years.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Here are your sons again; and I must lose / Two of the sweetest companions in the world.
  • (dated) A person employed to accompany or travel with another.
  • (nautical) The framework on the quarterdeck of a sailing ship through which daylight entered the cabins below.
  • (nautical) The covering of a hatchway on an upper deck which leads to the companionway; the stairs themselves.
  • (topology) A knot in whose neighborhood another, specified knot meets every meridian disk.
  • (figuratively) A thing or phenomenon that is closely associated with another thing, phenomenon, or person.
  • (astronomy) A celestial object that is associated with another.
  • A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders.
  • a companion of the Bath
  • (obsolete, derogatory) A fellow; a rogue.
  • * 1599 , , III. i. 111:
  • and let us knog our / prains together to be revenge on this same scald, scurvy, / cogging companion ,

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * companionable, uncompanionable * companion hatch * companion ladder * companionship * companionway

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
  • (Ruskin)
  • (obsolete) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
  • * (rfdate) (William Shakespeare)
  • Companion me with my mistress.