accompany meaning

[ ə'kʌmpəni ] Pronunciation:   "accompany" in a sentence
Verb: accompany  u'kúmpunee
  1. Be present or associated with an event or entity
    "heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue"; "this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries"
    - attach to, come with, go with 
  2. Go or travel along with
    "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere" 
  3. Perform an accompaniment to
    - play along, follow, play ball 
  4. Be a companion to somebody
    - company, companion, keep company

Derived forms: accompanies, accompanied, accompanying

See also: accompaniment, accompanist

Type of: affiliate, associate, assort, consort, go, locomote, move, play, travel

Examples

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  1. a remittance must accompany all orders.
  2. lightning usually accompanies thunder.
  3. i shall be glad to go, if you will accompany me.
  4. i shall be pleased to go, if you will accompany me.

Related Words

  1. accompanied meaning
  2. accompanied by sth meaning
  3. accompanier meaning
  4. accompaniment meaning
  5. accompanist meaning
  6. accompany so on a journey meaning
  7. accompany so on a musical instrument meaning
  8. accompany so with sth meaning
  9. accompanying meaning
  10. accompanying audio channel meaning
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