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 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"

  2. accompanyverb

    go or travel along with

    "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

  3. play along, accompany, followverb

    perform an accompaniment to

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

  4. company, companion, accompany, keep companyverb

    be a companion to somebody


  1. accompanyverb

    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. accompanyverb

    To supplement with; add to.

  3. accompanyverb

    To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

  4. accompanyverb

    To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.

    The strings were accompanied by two woodwinds.

  5. accompanyverb

    To associate in a company; to keep company.

  6. accompanyverb

    To cohabit (with).

  7. accompanyverb

    To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Accompanyverb

    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. Accompanyverb

    to cohabit with

  3. Accompanyverb

    to associate in a company; to keep company

  4. Accompanyverb

    to cohabit (with)

  5. Accompanyverb

    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.]

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    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. West African Barkhane:

    We will slightly increase the numbers on Barkhane to give us the means to support and accompany the tensions that are taking place around Lake Chad.

  2. 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!

  3. Brenda Noriega:

    The pope said it is a horrible crime. He reminded us that it is important to accompany the victims, to walk with them, and to be a united Church.

  4. in Berlin:

    It's one of the first thing they should have checked in Omsk. There are a number of symptoms that accompany this poisoning including various types of muscle paralysis, contraction of the pupil in the eye, blood tests, and so on.

  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.

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