What does accompany mean?

Definitions for accompany
əˈkʌm pə niac·com·pa·ny

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attach to, accompany, come with, go with(verb)

    be present or associated with an event or entity

    "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(verb)

    go or travel along with

    "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

  3. play along, accompany, follow(verb)

    perform an accompaniment to

    "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"

  4. company, companion, accompany, keep company(verb)

    be a companion to somebody


  1. accompany(Verb)

    To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.

    Geoffrey accompanied the group on their pilgrimage.

  2. accompany(Verb)

    To supplement with; add to.

  3. accompany(Verb)

    To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

  4. accompany(Verb)

    To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.

    The strings were accompanied by two woodwinds.

  5. accompany(Verb)

    To associate in a company; to keep company.

  6. accompany(Verb)

    To cohabit (with).

  7. accompany(Verb)

    To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.

  8. Origin: * First attested in early 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accompany(verb)

    to go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with; -- followed by with or by; as, he accompanied his speech with a bow

  2. Accompany(verb)

    to cohabit with

  3. Accompany(verb)

    to associate in a company; to keep company

  4. Accompany(verb)

    to cohabit (with)

  5. Accompany(verb)

    to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Accompany

    ak-kum′pan-i, v.t. to keep company with: to attend: to support a singer by singing or playing on any instrument an additional part (with, of music; on, of the instrument).—ns. Accom′panier; Accom′paniment, that which accompanies: (mus.) the assisting of a solo part by other parts, which may consist of a whole orchestra, or a single instrument, or even subservient vocal parts; Accom′panist, one who accompanies a singer on an instrument to sustain his voice. [Fr. accompagner. See Company.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'accompany' in Verbs Frequency: #414

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of accompany in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of accompany in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of accompany in a Sentence

  1. Paul Oquist:

    We want to explain now why we cannot accompany this consensus.

  2. Steve Warren:

    They've asked if we would accompany their flagged vessels through the strait.

  3. Chhouk Da:

    I am here to accompany him for the last time, he was just helping the nation.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    During the late nights, try to walk in the empty streets with an empty mind! Light of wisdom will soon accompany you!

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  • رافقArabic
  • придружавам, съпровождамBulgarian
  • acompanyarCatalan, Valencian
  • doprovoditCzech
  • ledsage, gelejdeDanish
  • begleiten, geleitenGerman
  • akompani, kunestiEsperanto
  • acompañarSpanish
  • همراهی کردن, همنوازی کردنPersian
  • säestää, jonkun, pitää seuraa, kanssa, seuralainen, olla seurana, ollaFinnish
  • accompagnerFrench
  • kísérHungarian
  • ուղեկցել, նվագակցելArmenian
  • accompagnareItalian
  • 付き合う, 連れ立つJapanese
  • lydėtiLithuanian
  • begeleiden, samenwerken, samenwonen, samensluiten, vergezellenDutch
  • acompanhar, fazer companhiaPortuguese
  • acompania, însoți, a însoțiRomanian
  • аккомпанировать, сопроводить, сопровождать, сожительствовать, сопутствоватьRussian
  • slå följe med, ackompanjera, göra sällskap medSwedish

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