accompany definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to-be or choose as a companion.
    • to enhance; supplement: a dish well accompanied with a robust wine.
    • To coexist or happen with.
    • Music to do an accompaniment to.
    • to choose or attend as a companion or associate; maintain company with; going along with; -- followed closely by with or by.
    • To cohabit with.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • Music to relax and play an accompaniment.
    • To associate in an organization; maintain business.
    • To cohabit (with).
    • To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
  • verb:
    • To go with or go to as a companion or connect; maintain organization with; going with.
    • To augment with; increase.
    • to do an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
    • to do an accompanying part alongside another tool.
    • To associate in a business; maintain business.
    • To cohabit (with).
    • To cohabit with; to coexist with; happen with.
    • go or vacation and
    • show up or connected with an event or entity
    • perform an accompaniment to
    • be a companion to a person
  • others:
    • become or occur in business with; be accompanied in organization or combo; represent an adjunct or concomitant to: because, thunder accompanies lightning; an insult accompanied by or with a blow; the President's message and accompanying documents.
    • to help keep business with; be linked in closeness or company; act as companion to.
    • going along or perhaps in company with; attend or join in motion or activity: as, to accompany a pal on a walk or trip; men-of-war formerly accompanied fleets of merchant vessels; he had been everywhere accompanied by (not with) their dog.
    • To put in company (with); cause to be or go along (with); combine; connect: as, to come with a remark with (not by) a bow; he followed their message with quick motions.
    • In music, to play or sing an accompaniment to or even for: as, he accompanied her in the piano.
    • To cohabit with.
    • Synonyms To attend, escort, wait on, opt for, convoy, be involving, coexist.
    • To be a companion or connect: because, to come with with others. To cohabit.
    • In songs, to execute the accompaniment in a composition; particularly, to execute the instrumental element of a mixed singing and instrumental piece.

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