Company vs. Organization

Company vs. Organization — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Company and Organization

Companynoun

A group of persons

a company of scientists.

Organizationnoun

The act or process of organizing

The organization of the photos did not take long.

Companynoun

One's companions or associates

moved in fast company.is known by the company she keeps.

Organizationnoun

The state or manner of being organized

The organization of the files could be improved.

Companynoun

A guest or guests

had company for the weekend.

Organizationnoun

A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way

Your project was hampered by your lack of organization.

Companynoun

The state of friendly companionship; fellowship

was grateful for her company.friends who finally parted company.

Organizationnoun

A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.

Companynoun

A business enterprise; a firm.

Organizationnoun

The administrative personnel of such a structure

contacted the organization with his complaint.

Companynoun

A partner or partners not specifically named in a firm's title

Lee Rogers and Company.

Organizationnoun

(uncountable) The quality of being organized.

This painting shows little organization at first glance, but little by little the structure becomes clear.

Companynoun

A troupe of dramatic or musical performers

a repertory company.

Organizationnoun

(uncountable) The way in which something is organized, such as a book or an article.

The organization of the book is as follows.

Companynoun

A subdivision of a military regiment or battalion that constitutes the lowest administrative unit. It is usually under the command of a captain and is made up of at least two platoons.

Organizationnoun

(countable) A group of people or other legal entities with an explicit purpose and written rules.

In response to the crisis, the nations in the region formed an organization.If you want to be part of this organization, you have to follow its rules.

Companynoun

A unit of firefighters.

Organizationnoun

(countable) A group of people consciously cooperating.

Over time, the spontaneous movement had become an organization.

Companynoun

A ship's crew and officers. See Usage Note at collective noun.

Organizationnoun

(baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.

He's been in the Dodgers' organization since 2003.

Companyverb

To accompany or associate with.

Organizationnoun

a group of people who work together

Companyverb

To keep company with someone; associate.

Organizationnoun

an organized structure for arranging or classifying;

he changed the arrangement of the topicsthe facts were familiar but it was in the organization of them that he was originalhe tried to understand their system of classification

Companynoun

A team; a group of people who work together professionally.

Organizationnoun

the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something;

he claims that the present administration is corruptthe governance of an association is responsible to its membershe quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

Companynoun

A group of individuals who work together for a common purpose.

A company of actors.

Organizationnoun

the act of forming something;

the constitution of a PTA group last yearit was the establishment of his reputationhe still remembers the organization of the club

Companynoun

(military) A unit of approximately sixty to one hundred and twenty soldiers, typically consisting of two or three platoons and forming part of a battalion.

the boys in Company C

Organizationnoun

the act of organizing a business or business-related activity;

he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department

Companynoun

A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

It took six companies to put out the fire.

Organizationnoun

the activity or result of distributing or disposing persons or things properly or methodically;

his organization of the work force was very efficient

Companynoun

(nautical) The entire crew of a ship.

Organizationnoun

an ordered manner; orderliness by virtue of being methodical and well organized;

his compulsive organization was not an endearing qualitywe can't do it unless we establish some system around here

Companynoun

An intelligence service.

As he had worked for the CIA for over 30 years, he would soon take retirement from the company.

Companynoun

(legal) An entity having legal personality, and thus able to own property and to sue and be sued in its own name; a corporation.

Companynoun

(business) Any business, whether incorporated or not, that manufactures or sells products (also known as goods), or provides services as a commercial venture.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Social visitors or companions.

Keep the house clean; I have company coming.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Companionship.

I treasure your company.

Companyverb

To accompany, keep company with.

Companyverb

To associate.

Companyverb

To be a lively, cheerful companion.

Companyverb

To have sexual intercourse.

Companynoun

an institution created to conduct business;

he only invests in large well-established companieshe started the company in his garage

Companynoun

organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical);

the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel

Companynoun

the state of being with someone;

he missed their companyhe enjoyed the society of his friends

Companynoun

small military unit; usually two or three platoons

Companynoun

a band of people associated temporarily in some activity;

they organized a party to search for foodthe company of cooks walked into the kitchen

Companynoun

a social gathering of guests or companions;

the house was filled with company when I arrived

Companynoun

a social or business visitor;

the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company

Companynoun

a unit of firefighters including their equipment;

a hook-and-ladder company

Companynoun

crew of a ship including the officers; the whole force or personnel of a ship

Companyverb

be a companion to somebody