keep company

[keep company] {v. phr.} 1. To stay or go along with (someone) sothat he will not be lonely to visit with (someone).

John kept Andycompany while his parents went to the movies.

I'll go shoppingwith you just to keep you company.

2. To go places together as acouple; date just one person.

After keeping company for one year,Mary and John decided to marry.

Who is Bill keeping company withnow?

Compare: GO STEADY.