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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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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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. Steve Warren:

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

  2. Johannes Hahn:

    This shows our very strong engagement to accompany you in your reform efforts and to turn your EU integration perspective into reality, start work as soon as possible, do not lose a single day: produce results to quell all doubts.

  3. Fabio Meneghella:

    When life will go over itself, reality will overtake dreams. If you are born, you’re already a winner, in the Universe lap of your precious mother you’ve wrought millions of candidates to life. You’re already the chosen one, you’ve already flight one time. Now God ask you to make your last flight. Conquest your brothers’ brain, conquest Synaptic Paradise and you’ll conquest the eternity, and the real Paradise will open your eyes. A woman’s heart will accompany the passage of time, and it will be the symbol of your rebirth. To save the world, we don’t need an hero, but a good parent. You’re a memory, you’re reborn, the Earth will have you. You’re in my brain, you’ll fly over your brothers’ brain, like the Verb of God. This will be your Paradise, you’ll fly, because flying is believing!

  4. Lopez Obrador:

    We're going to accompany the current government in this negotiation, we're going to be very respectful, and we're going to support the signing of the agreement.

  5. Pope Francis:

    I believe that you can not reject people who arrive. You have to receive them, help them, look after them, accompany them and then see where to put them, but throughout all of Europe, some governments are working on it, and people have to be settled in the best possible way, but creating psychosis is not the cure.

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