Definition of Accompaniment in English :

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Accompaniment meaning in English

Meaning of Accompaniment in English

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Accompaniment pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of accompaniment


1. accompaniment, attendant, co-occurrence, concomitant

an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

2. accompaniment, backup, musical accompaniment, support

a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

3. accompaniment, complement

something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

Example Sentences:
'a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner'
'wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish'

4. accompaniment, escort

the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accompaniment
something that accompanies or is served or used with something else
something inessential or subsidiary that is added, as for ornament or symmetry
3. music
a subordinate part for an instrument, voices, or an orchestra

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see synonyms of accompaniment
anything that accompanies something else; thing added, usually for order or symmetry
2.  Music
a part, usually instrumental, performed together with the main part for richer effect
the piano accompaniment to a song

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of accompaniment
1. Music A vocal or instrumental part that supports another, often solo, part.
2. Something, such as a situation, that accompanies something else; a concomitant.
3. Something added for embellishment, completeness, or symmetry; complement.

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