Synonyms of companion in English:


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See Spanish definition of compañero


1‘Harry and his companion settled down at a table’

associate, partner, escort, consort, colleague, workmate, co-worker, compatriot, confederate, ally
friend, intimate, confidant, confidante, comrade
informal buddy, pal, chum, crony, cully, spar, sidekick
British informal mate, oppo, china, mucker
Northern English informal marrow, marrer, marra
North American informal amigo, compadre, paisan
North American, South African informal homeboy, homegirl
South African informal gabba
Australian, New Zealand informal offsider
archaic compeer
rare consociate

2‘a lady's companion’

attendant, aide, helper, assistant, personal assistant, valet, equerry, squire, lady in waiting
chaperone, duenna, protector, protectress
British carer, minder
informal sidekick

3‘the CD is intended as a companion to their recent hit’

complement, counterpart, fellow, mate, twin, other half, match
accompaniment, supplement, addition, adjunct, appendage, accessory, auxiliary

4‘The Cottage Gardener's Companion’

handbook, manual, guide, reference book, instruction book, ABC, primer
vade mecum
informal bible
rare enchiridion