Definition of Accompany in English :

Define Accompany in English

Accompany meaning in English

Meaning of Accompany in English

Pronunciation of Accompany in English

Accompany pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of accompany


1. accompany, attach to, come with, go with

be present or associated with an event or entity

Example Sentences:
'French fries come with the hamburger'
'heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue'
'fish usually goes with white wine'
'this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries'

2. accompany

go or travel along with

Example Sentences:
'The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere'

3. accompany, follow, play along

perform an accompaniment to

Example Sentences:
'The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano'

4. accompany, companion, company, keep company

be a companion to somebody

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of accompany
verb -nies, -nying or -nied
1. (transitive)
to go along with, so as to be in company with or escort
2. (transitive; foll by with)
to supplement
the food is accompanied with a very hot mango pickle
3. (transitive)
to occur, coexist, or be associated with
to provide a musical accompaniment for (a performer)

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see synonyms of accompany
verb transitiveWord forms: acˈcompanied or acˈcompanying
to go or be together with; attend
to send (with); add to; supplement
to accompany words with acts
to play or sing a musical accompaniment for or to
verb intransitive
to perform a musical accompaniment

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


see synonyms of accompany
v. ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing, ac·com·pa·nies
1. To be or go with, especially as a companion.
2. To provide with an addition; supplement: a dish that is best accompanied with a robust wine.
3. To exist or occur at the same time as: dark clouds that were accompanied by rain.
4. Music To perform an accompaniment to.
Music To play an accompaniment.

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