Definitions for accompany
əˈkʌm pə niac·com·pa·ny
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word accompany.
attach to, accompany, come with, go withverb
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"
go or travel along with
"The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"
play along, accompany, followverb
perform an accompaniment to
"The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
company, companion, accompany, keep companyverb
be a companion to somebody
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.
To supplement with; add to.
To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.
The strings were accompanied by two woodwinds.
To associate in a company; to keep company.
To cohabit (with).
To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.
Etymology: * First attested in early 15th century.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: accompagner, Fr.
Go visit her, in her chaste bower of rest,
Accompany’d with angel-like delights. Edmund Spenser, Sonnet iii.
The great business of the senses being to make us take notice of what hurts or advantages the body, it is wisely ordered by nature, that pain should accompany the reception of several ideas. John Locke.
With regard to sheep, as folly is usually accompanied with perverseness, so it is here. There is something so monstrous to deal in a commodity, which we are not allowed to export; there is, I say, something so sottish, that it wants a name, in our language, to express it by. Jonathan Swift, short View of Ireland.
To accompany means to go somewhere with someone as a companion or escort, or to be present or occur at the same time as something else. It can also refer to providing a complimentary or supporting role, as in the context of music where an instrument or group of instruments support the leading instrument or vocalist.
Accompany is a verb that generally means to go somewhere with someone as a companion or escort, or to join someone in order to provide support or assistance. It can also mean to exist or occur at the same time as something else, or to supplement or complement something. In the realm of music, accompany means to perform an instrumental or vocal support to another musical part.
To accompany means to go along with someone or something as a companion or associate. It can also mean to exist or occur with something else, often in a supportive or supplementary role. Accompany can furthermore refer to complementing something, as in musical background to a vocal performance.
To accompany means to go along or be present with someone or something as a companion, escort, or add-on. It can also refer to supplementing or complementing something. In music, it means to play a musical support or background to a main instrumental or vocal part. The term implies a sense of support, presence or partnership.
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
to cohabit with
to associate in a company; to keep company
to cohabit (with)
to perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
Rank popularity for the word 'accompany' in Verbs Frequency: #414
The numerical value of accompany in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of accompany in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Maya Angelou cited this sentence frequently in media interviews and other forums and it provides a connection to her first memoir 'I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,' the sentence was chosen to accompany her image on the stamp to reflect her passion for the written and spoken word. The sentence held great meaning for her and she is publicly identified with its popularity.
This study goes a long way into letting patients and physicians know that much of what is sold had not been truly validated, i think many in our business are aware of the over promise of these tests and the advertisements that accompany them.
We know that fears will always accompany us, but we also know that putting into practice what we call humanity is indeed the greatest capacity humankind has.
It is a common seen by experience that excellent memories do often accompany weak judgments.
It's time for everyone to put aside political debates, put aside protests, put aside all of the things that we will talk about in due time, let's accompany these families on their difficult journey. Let's see them through the funerals...then the debate can begin again.
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- съпровождам, придружавамBulgarian
- acompanyarCatalan, Valencian
- gelejde, ledsageDanish
- begleiten, geleitenGerman
- akompani, kunestiEsperanto
- همنوازی کردن, همراهی کردنPersian
- olla, kanssa, seuralainen, säestää, jonkun, olla seurana, pitää seuraaFinnish
- նվագակցել, ուղեկցելArmenian
- 連れ立つ, 付き合うJapanese
- samenwerken, begeleiden, samenwonen, samensluiten, vergezellenDutch
- acompanhar, fazer companhiaPortuguese
- acompania, a însoți, însoțiRomanian
- сопутствовать, сожительствовать, сопровождать, сопроводить, аккомпанироватьRussian
- göra sällskap med, ackompanjera, slå följe medSwedish
- eşlik etmekTurkish
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