Pronunciation of Companion
/kəmpˈani͡ən/, /kəmpˈani‍ən/, /k_ə_m_p_ˈa_n_iə_n/

Antonyms for companion:

stranger, foreigner.

Synonyms for companion:

Sense 1

caravan, pen pal, business traveler, weekender, traveler, salesperson, flatmate, homegirl, backpacker, vagabond, coach party, homeboy, globetrotter, confidante, fair-weather friend, traveling salesman, pen-friend, blood brother, school friend, homey, snowbird, roadie, offsider, alter ego, compeer, sales representative, leisure traveler, boon companion, firm friends, kith and kin, explorer, vacationer, sightseer, Ugly American, roomie, correspondent, bird of passage, girlfriend, passenger manifest, comrade in arms, Housemate, traveling companion, soulmate, complementary, voyager, sidekick.

Sense 2

cohort, frequent flier, connection, crowd, twin, pilgrim, squire, camp follower, commuter, pathfinder, rover, itinerant, interlocutor.

Sense 3

sponsor, date, contact, woman.

Sense 4


Sense 5

match, counterpart.

Sense 6

flier, attend.








convoy, chaperon.



Other synonyms and related words:

attendant, helpmate, chaperon, vagabond, commuter, feller, boon companion, swain, attach to, peer, roomie, blighter, itinerant, lad, attend, associate degree, chaperone, homeboy, woman, sponsor, convoy, fella, fellow traveler, follower, pilgrim, gent, explorer, interlocutor, fellow traveller, keep company, boyfriend, cuss, girlfriend, assistant, accompany, date, confidante, twin, tally, sidekick, coadjutor, accomplice, match, guard, buster, alter ego, follow, come with, compeer, familiar spirit, vacationer, young man, guide, associate, henchman, confrere, snowbird, compatriot, beau, crowd, chap, cohort, flatmate, counterpart, confederate, corollary, squire, correspondent, duplicate, helper, go with, escort.

accompanying (adjective)

adjoining, secondary, attached, besides, extra, along with, auxiliary, additional, affixed, Adorning, in addition to, supplemental, ornamental.

Sense 1 (noun)

firm friends, girlfriend, confidante.

Sense 2 (noun)

escort, connection, chaperon, guide.

Sense 5 (noun)

bird of passage, business traveler, camp follower, commuter, explorer, backpacker, twin, duplicate, match, caravan, coach party, counterpart.

Sense 6 (noun)


accompaniment (noun)

appendix, lieutenant, garnish, attachment, second, accessory, appendage, addendum, addition, appurtenance, brother, adornment, ornament, accompaniment, fixture, auxiliary, adjunct, extra, secondary, consort, extension.

assistant (noun)

lieutenant, helper.

boyfriend (noun)

young man.

cohort (noun)


companion (noun)

accompany, comrade, company, fellow, associate, keep company, fellow traveler, Familiar, fellow traveller.

follower (noun)


friend (noun)

buddy, classmate, company, fellow, comrade, partner, acquaintance, roommate, amigo, ally, confidant, teammate, chum, friend, mate, cousin, sister, pal, colleague, crony, schoolmate, Familiar, co-worker, playmate, intimate.

girlfriend (noun)


helper, friend (noun)

confederate, convoy, assistant, accomplice, buddy, pal, guide, co-worker, cousin, mate, chaperon, ally, partner, roomie, consort, counterpart, sidekick, associate, escort, crony, accompaniment, match, attendant, playmate, colleague, comrade.

person (noun)

fellow traveler, associate, fellow, fellow traveller, comrade, Familiar.

stative (verb)

keep company, company, accompany.

Usage examples for companion:

  • He knew for himself the truth of all his companion had been saying, and from that hour the little boys had peace. - "The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys", Gulielma Zollinger.
  • Lucy said this rather to herself than to her companion. - "Waihoura, the Maori Girl", W.H.G. Kingston.
  • Pete turned quickly toward his companion. - "The Ridin' Kid from Powder River", Henry Herbert Knibbs.

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