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

Wiktionary

  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.

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  2. accompany(Verb)

    To supplement with; add to.

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  3. accompany(Verb)

    To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  4. accompany(Verb)

    To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.

    The strings were accompanied by two woodwinds.

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  5. accompany(Verb)

    To associate in a company; to keep company.

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  6. accompany(Verb)

    To cohabit (with).

    Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.

  7. accompany(Verb)

    To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.

    Etymology: * 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

How to pronounce accompany?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say accompany in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Dirk Nowitzki:

    After one or two years I can see myself being happy... as a coach or a manager, i would like to be a mentor for a young player and... accompany them through their career in my very own way.

  4. Chhouk Da:

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

  5. John Woerth:

    Vanguard has been very clear about the risks of the fund on our website and prospectus, and we will continue to educate investors about market volatility and the additional risks that accompany investing in any emerging market.

Images & Illustrations of accompany

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