Group vs. Company

Group vs. Company — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Group and Company

Groupnoun

An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation

a group of dinner guests.a group of buildings near the road.

Companynoun

A group of persons

a company of scientists.

Groupnoun

A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.

Companynoun

One's companions or associates

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

Groupnoun

A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities

a small group of supporters across the country.

Companynoun

A guest or guests

had company for the weekend.
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Groupnoun

(Linguistics) A category of related languages that is less inclusive than a family.

Companynoun

The state of friendly companionship; fellowship

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

Groupnoun

A military unit consisting of two or more battalions and a headquarters.

Companynoun

A business enterprise; a firm.

Groupnoun

A unit of two or more squadrons in the US Air Force, smaller than a wing.

Companynoun

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

Lee Rogers and Company.
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Groupnoun

Two or more atoms behaving or regarded as behaving as a single chemical unit.

Companynoun

A troupe of dramatic or musical performers

a repertory company.

Groupnoun

A column in the periodic table of the elements.

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.

Groupnoun

(Geology) A stratigraphic unit, especially a unit consisting of two or more formations deposited during a single geologic era.

Companynoun

A unit of firefighters.

Groupnoun

(Mathematics) A set, together with a binary associative operation, such that the set is closed under the operation, the set contains an identity element for the operation, and each element of the set has an inverse element with respect to the operation. The integers form a group under the operation of ordinary addition.

Companynoun

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

Groupadjective

Of, relating to, constituting, or being a member of a group

a group discussion.a group effort.

Companyverb

To accompany or associate with.

Groupverb

To place or arrange in a group

grouped the children according to height.

Companyverb

To keep company with someone; associate.

Groupverb

To belong to or form a group

The soldiers began to group on the hillside.

Companynoun

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

Groupnoun

A number of things or persons being in some relation to one another.

there is a group of houses behind the hill;he left town to join a Communist groupA group of people gathered in front of the Parliament to demonstrate against the Prime Minister's proposals.

Companynoun

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

A company of actors.

Groupnoun

(group theory) A set with an associative binary operation, under which there exists an identity element, and such that each element has an inverse.

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

Groupnoun

An effective divisor on a curve.

Companynoun

A unit of firefighters and their equipment.

It took six companies to put out the fire.

Groupnoun

A (usually small) group of people who perform music together.

Did you see the new jazz group?

Companynoun

(nautical) The entire crew of a ship.

Groupnoun

(astronomy) A small number (up to about fifty) of galaxies that are near each other.

Companynoun

An intelligence service.

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

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A column in the periodic table of chemical elements.

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.

Groupnoun

(chemistry) A functional group.

Nitro is an electron-withdrawing group.

Companynoun

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

Groupnoun

(sociology) A subset of a culture or of a society.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Social visitors or companions.

Keep the house clean; I have company coming.

Groupnoun

(military) An air force formation.

Companynoun

(uncountable) Companionship.

I treasure your company.

Groupnoun

(geology) A collection of formations or rock strata.

Companyverb

To accompany, keep company with.

Groupnoun

(computing) A number of users with same rights with respect to accession, modification, and execution of files, computers and peripherals.

Companyverb

To associate.

Groupnoun

An element of an espresso machine from which hot water pours into the portafilter.

Companyverb

To be a lively, cheerful companion.

Groupnoun

(music) A number of eighth, sixteenth, etc., notes joined at the stems; sometimes rather indefinitely applied to any ornament made up of a few short notes.

Companyverb

To have sexual intercourse.

Groupnoun

(sports) A set of teams playing each other in the same division, while not during the same period playing any teams that belong to other sets in the division.

Companynoun

an institution created to conduct business;

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

Groupnoun

(business) A commercial organization.

Companynoun

organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical);

the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel

Groupverb

(transitive) To put together to form a group.

group the dogs by hair colour

Companynoun

the state of being with someone;

he missed their companyhe enjoyed the society of his friends

Groupverb

(intransitive) To come together to form a group.

Companynoun

small military unit; usually two or three platoons

Groupnoun

any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

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

Groupnoun

(chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule

Companynoun

a social gathering of guests or companions;

the house was filled with company when I arrived

Groupnoun

a set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse

Companynoun

a social or business visitor;

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

Groupverb

arrange into a group or groups;

Can you group these shapes together?

Companynoun

a unit of firefighters including their equipment;

a hook-and-ladder company

Groupverb

form a group or group together

Companynoun

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

Companyverb

be a companion to somebody