Companion vs Friends - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between companion and friends
is that companion
is a friend, acquaintance, or partner; someone with whom one spends time or keeps company while friends
As a verb companion
is (obsolete) to be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
As a proper noun friends is
the quakers; the.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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.
(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.
- Here are your sons again; and I must lose / Two of the sweetest companions in the world.
(obsolete, derogatory) A fellow; a rogue.
* 1599 , , III. i. 111:
- a companion of the Bath
- and let us knog our / prains together to be revenge on this same scald, scurvy, / cogging companion ,
* See also
* companionable, uncompanionable
* companion hatch
* companion ladder
(obsolete) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
(obsolete) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
* (rfdate) (William Shakespeare)
- Companion me with my mistress.
Participants in a two-way friendship relationship.
- I tried to be a friend to Jane but we never ''really'' made friends . She was never a friend to me.
- Jane and I made friends right away.
- We became''' friends in the war and remain ' friends to this day.
- We were friends''' with some girls from the other school and stayed '''friends with them.
* We usually make a friend'', or ''make friends with someone. See