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Accompany - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Accompany' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Accompany [ v. i.]
- To associate in a company; to keep company.
- To cohabit (with).
- To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
2 . Accompany [ v. t.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'Accompany' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . accompany [ v]
Meaning (1):
- be present or associated with an event or entity
Example in sentence:
  • fish usually goes with white wine;
  • French fries come with the hamburger;
  • heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue;
  • this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries
Meaning (2):
- go or travel along with
Example in sentence:
  • The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere
Meaning (3):
- perform an accompaniment to
Example in sentence:
  • The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano