What does the word companionship mean?

Usage examples for companionship

  1. He was hungry for food, and hungry for human companionship. – Frank of Freedom Hill by Samuel A. Derieux
  2. He was walking fields of dream, too remote from modern life to recall companionship he once had surely known. – Four Weird Tales by Algernon Blackwood
  3. He isn't drawing me out for nothing; and as these two are together they have no need of companionship. – The Princess Passes by Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson