1. (Ord.) A small wheel, as of a vehicle; specifically (Ord.),
a small strong wheel, as of wood or iron, for a gun carriage.
2. A low, wheeled vehicle or barrow for carrying goods, stone,
and other heavy articles.
Goods were conveyed about the town almost exclusively in trucks
drawn by dogs.
3. (Railroad Mach.) A swiveling carriage, consisting of a frame
with one or more pairs of wheels and the necessary boxes, springs,
etc., to carry and guide one end of a locomotive or a car; - sometimes
called bogie in England. Trucks usually have four or six wheels.
4. (Naut.) A small wooden cap at the summit of a flagstaff or
a masthead, having holes in it for reeving halyards through.
5. A freight car.
6. A frame on low wheels or rollers; - used for various purposes,
as for a movable support for heavy bodies.
7. a motorized vehicle larger than an automobile with a compartment
in front for the driver, behind which is a separate compartment
v. t. 1. To transport on a truck or trucks.
1. To exchange; to give in exchange; to barter; as, to truck knives
for gold dust.
[imp. & p. p. Trucked ; p. pr. & vb. n. trucking.]
We will begin by supposing the international trade to be in form,
what it always is in reality, an actual trucking of one commodity
- J. S. Mill.
v. i. 1. To exchange commodities; to barter; to trade; to deal.
A master of a ship, who deceived them under color of trucking
Despotism itself is obliged to truck and huckster. truck
To truck and higgle for a private good.
n. 1. Exchange of commodities; barter.
2. Commodities appropriate for barter, or for small trade; small
commodities; esp., in the United States, garden vegetables raised
for the market.
3. The practice of paying wages in goods instead of money; - called
also truck system.Garden truck
vegetables raised for market. [Colloq.] [U. S.] -
Truck farming, raising vegetables for market: market gardening.
Noun 1. truck - an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
2. truck - a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and
a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates
or other heavy objects
Synonyms: hand truck
Verb 1. truck - convey (goods etc.) by truck; "truck fresh
vegetables across the mountains"
To see a truck in your dream, implies that you are overworked.
You may be taking on too many tasks and responsibilities and are
weighing you down. On a side note, pregnant women often dream
of trucks or driving trucks. This may be a metaphor of the load
they are carrying or an expression of their changing bodies.
A truck is a wheeled vehicle for transporting goods.
The term is most commonly used in American English and Australian
English to refer to what earlier was called a motor truck, and
in British English is often called a lorry or, for bigger vehicles,
a Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV). This type of truck is a motor vehicle
designed to carry goods, with a cab and a tray or compartment
for carrying goods.
Australia and New Zealand a small truck with an open tray is called
a "ute" (utility vehicle).
is a British word for a furniture removal van that has now fallen
out of usage. It was originally coined in 1830 as the name of
craft shop or bazaar, in Motcomb Street in Belgravia, London.
The shop soon closed down and the building was turned into furniture
warehouse, but the name was kept. Vehicles transporting furniture
to and from the building, known as pantechnicon vans, soon came
to be known simply as pantechnicons.
biggest ever truck is the Leibherr T 282B.
larger vehicles, see semi-trailer trucks.
smaller vehicles, see pickup trucks.
also forklift, Scania AB, list of truck types.
A hand truck is a small human powered truck. It consists of a
metal plate attached to metal tubing and two large wheels. The
metal tubing is bent to form a long handle, so as to provide good
mechanical advantage. The metal plate is slipped under large heavy
objects, and the truck and object are tilted backward until the
weight is balanced over the large wheels, making otherwise bulky
and heavy objects easy to move.
A railroad truck is a movable platform on pairs of wheels which
supports one end of a railroad car; it is also called a bogie.
The term is also used for such a part on a skateboard.
Truck is also a (now little used) term meaning to barter or negotiate
exchange; it survives in such expressions as "truck farming"
and to have no truck with someone.
DUKW, ESP, Pullman, Pullman car, answer, autotruck, baggage car,
baked goods, balance of trade, bargain, barge, barter, big business,
bloodmobile, boat, bookmobile, boxcar, bus, business, business
dealings, buy and sell, caboose, camion, camper, canned goods,
car, carriage, carryall, cart, chair car, change, clamjamfry,
coach, coal car, commerce, commercial affairs, commercial relations,
commodities, communication, communion, congress, connection, contact,
conversation, converse, correspondence, covered waggon, day coach,
deal, dealing, dealings, debris, delivery truck, diner, dinghy,
dining car, do business, dolly, drawing room, dray, duck, dump
truck, dust, exchange, fair trade, ferry, flat, flatcar, float,
food items, free trade, freighter, give in exchange, gondola,
goods, green goods, groceries, grocery, handle, haul, have truck
with, horse-trade, industry, information, interaction, interchange,
intercommunication, intercommunion, intercourse, interplay, junk,
lighter, linguistic intercourse, litter, local, lorry, luggage
van, lumber, mail car, mail van, market, marketing, mercantile
business, merchandise, merchantry, message, motor truck, moving
van, multilateral trade, odds and ends, packaged goods, palace
car, panel truck, parlor car, passenger car, peddle, pickup, produce,
raff, raft, railroad truck, railway car, reciprocal trade, reefer,
refrigerator car, refrigerator truck, reply, response, restraint
of trade, retail, riffraff, roomette, rubbish, rubble, scrap,
sedan delivery truck, semi, semitrailer, ship, shoddy, six-by-six,
sled, sledge, sleeper, small business, smoker, smoking car, social
intercourse, social relations, speaking, speech, speech circuit,
speech situation, stake truck, stock, stockcar, stuff, sundries,
swap, swap horses, switch, take in exchange, talking, tank, telepathy,
tender, the business world, the marketplace, tinned goods, touch,
tractor, tractor trailer, tractor truck, trade, trade in, trade
off, trade sight unseen, traffic, trailer truck, transaction,
transfer, trash, truck trailer, two-way communication, unilateral
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n. 1. The state of being a companion or companions; the act of
accompanying; fellowship; companionship; society; friendly intercourse.
Evil company doth corrupt good manners.
- 1 Cor. xv. 33. (Rev. Ver.).
Brethren, farewell: your company along
I will not wish.
2. A companion or companions.
To thee and thy company I bid
A hearty welcome.
3. An assemblage or association of persons, either permanent or
Thou shalt meet a company of prophets.
- 1 Sam. x. 5.
4. Guests or visitors, in distinction from the members of a family;
as, to invite company to dine.
5. Society, in general; people assembled for social intercourse.
Nature has left every man a capacity of being agreeable, though
not of shining in company.
6. An association of persons for the purpose of carrying on some
enterprise or business; a corporation; a firm; as, the East India
Company; an insurance company; a joint-stock company.
7. Partners in a firm whose names are not mentioned in its style
or title; - often abbreviated in writing; as, Hottinguer &
8. (Mil.) A subdivision of a regiment of troops under the command
of a captain, numbering in the United States (full strength) 100
9. (Naut.) The crew of a ship, including the officers; as, a whole
10. The body of actors employed in a theater or in the production
of a play.To keep company with
See under Keep, v. t.
v. t. 1. To accompany or go with; to be companion to.
[imp. & p. p. Companied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Companying.]
v. i. 1. To associate.
Men which have companied with us all the time.
- Acts i. 21.
2. To be a gay companion.
3. To have sexual commerce.
Noun 1. company - an institution created to conduct business;
"he only invests in large well-established companies";
"he started the company in his garage"
2. company - organization of performers and associated personnel
(especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed
at the same hotel"
3. company - the state of being with someone; "he missed
their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
Synonyms: companionship, fellowship, society
4. company - small military unit; usually two or three platoons
5. company - a band of people associated temporarily in some activity;
"they organized a party to search for food"; "the
company of cooks walked into the kitchen"
6. company - a social gathering of guests or companions; "the
house was filled with company when I arrived"
7. company - a social or business visitor; "the room was
a mess because he hadn't expected company"
8. company - a unit of firefighters including their equipment;
"a hook-and-ladder company"
9. company - crew of a ship including the officers; the whole
force or personnel of a ship
Synonyms: ship's company
Verb 1. company - be a companion to somebody
Synonyms: companion, keep company, accompany
COMPANY. An association of a number of individuals for the purpose
of carrying on some legitimate business.
2. This term is not synonymous with partnership, though every
such unincorporated compass is a partnership.
3. Usage has reserved this term to associations whose members
are in greater number, their capital more considerable, and their
enterprises greater, either on account of their risk or importance.
4. When these companies are authorized by the government, they
are known by the name of corporations. (q.v.)
5. Sometimes the word is used to represent those members of a
partnership whose names do not appear in the name of the firm;
as, A.B & Company. Vide, 12 Toull. n, 97; Mortimer on Commerce,
128. Vide Club; Corporation; Firm; Parties to actions; Partnership.
Company has several meanings:
It is a type of business organization. See company (law).
It is a military unit. See company (military unit). It can refer
to the officers and crew, collectively, of a ship.
Company is a musical by Stephen Sondheim.
Company is a book by Samuel Beckett.
Company is a 2002 Hindi movie by Ram Gopal Varma starring Ajay
Devgan and Vivek Oberoi.
Aktiengesellschaft, KP, ace, acting company, actors, affiliation,
age group, agency, aggregation, aktiebolag, amigo, army, army
group, assembly, associate, associates, atelier, attend, attendance,
barbershop, battalion, battery, battle group, bear, beauty parlor,
beauty shop, bedfellow, bedmate, bench, bevy, body, body corporate,
bosom buddy, brigade, bring, buddy, bunch, bunkie, bunkmate, business
establishment, butcher shop, butty, cabal, cadre, caller, camarade,
camaraderie, carry, cartel, cast, cast of characters, chamber
of commerce, chamberfellow, chaperon, characters, chorus, chum,
circle, circus troupe, classmate, clique, club, cohort, colleague,
collection, column, comate, combat command, combat team, combine,
commercial enterprise, community, compagnie, companion, companions,
compeer, complement, comrade, comrades, comradeship, conduct,
confrere, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation, congregation,
consociate, consociation, consolidating company, consort, consort
with, consortium, consortship, contingent, convention, convoy,
cooperation, copartner, copartnership, corporate body, corps,
corps de ballet, coterie, covey, crony, crowd, desk, detachment,
detail, diversified corporation, division, dramatis personae,
eight, eleven, ensemble, enterprise, entourage, establishment,
facility, faction, fellow, fellow student, field army, field train,
file, firm, first string, first team, five, fleet, flock, flying
column, followers, following, fraternity, fraternization, freeloader,
frequenter, friends, gang, garrison, gate-crasher, gathering,
girl friend, gossip, grouping, groupment, guest, guests, habitue,
holding company, horde, in-group, industry, installation, institution,
joint-stock association, joint-stock company, junta, kitchen police,
legion, loft, maniple, mate, membership, messmate, mob, moocher,
movement, muster, nine, old crony, operating company, order, organization,
out-group, outfit, pack, pal, pard, pardner, parlor, partaking,
participation, partner, peer group, phalanx, platoon, playfellow,
playmate, plunderbund, pool, posse, presence, proprietorship,
public utility, rank, regiment, repertory company, reserves, retinue,
roommate, rowing crew, ruck, salon, schoolfellow, schoolmate,
second string, second team, section, set, sharing, shipmate, shop,
side partner, sidekick, society, squad, squadron, stable, stock
company, string, studio, suite, supporting cast, sweatshop, syndicate,
tactical unit, task force, team, teammate, third string, trade
association, train, tribe, troupe, trust, uninvited guest, unit,
utility, varsity, visitant, visitor, visitors, wing, work site,
work space, workbench, workfellow, workhouse, working space, workplace,
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the atlanta bread company american product company paper company
company profile advertising company cable company furniture company
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