company

(redirected from keeping company)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.

Company

A proprietorship, partnership, corporation, or other form of enterprise that engages in business.

Company

Any organization that engages in business. There are many different structures a company can have, depending primarily on tax considerations and the type of business it does. Among some of the more prominent examples are a sole proprietorship, where an individual works on his/her own and all income is reported as personal income; a partnership, where two or more people create an organization partially distinct from each and where each partner has his/her own role; and a corporation, which is separate and distinct from its owners and is often a legally recognized person. See also: Limited liability company, Publicly-traded company.

company

see JOINT-STOCK COMPANY.

company

see FIRM.
References in periodicals archive ?
MIDLAND bosses have been warned they are putting themselves at risk by not having adequate policies for keeping company drivers safe during adverse weather.
When it came to keeping company, 44 percent of people preferred drinking with their partner, while a further third liked to catch up with theirriends.
Among the issues covered: keeping company politics and organization private, protecting confidential company information, and keeping track of the contents of official company blogs.
THE cost of keeping company cars on the roads could soar unless full and fair anti-congestion measures are produced by the government, the RAC Foundation claims.
He's got a long way to go before matching their exploits, but is keeping company with some rock-bottom performers and could use his early pace - it's a family trait - to make all.
It showed California wallowing at the bottom of the nation's states in homeownership rates, this year keeping company with the likes of New York.
Greek gods and French royalty are keeping company in the best homes.
Additionally, she will spearhead internal communications initiatives, keeping company agents well informed of industry and company news, events and pertinent information.