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Definition of "accompany" []

  • To be or go with as a companion. (verb-transitive)
  • To add to; supplement: a dish best accompanied with a robust wine. (verb-transitive)
  • To coexist or occur with. (verb-transitive)
  • Music To perform an accompaniment to. (verb-transitive)
  • Music To play an accompaniment. (verb-intransitive)
  • To go along with, so as to be in company with or escort (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To supplement (verb)
  • To occur, coexist, or be associated with (verb)
  • To provide a musical accompaniment for (a performer) (verb)

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Use "accompany" in a sentence
  • "Last day tohave your recipe and your name accompany the likes of Carol and Jon is December 15th!"
  • "Then, on the Wednesday after Holy Week, marchers and fireworks, and bands would again accompany El Señor de la Columna to its permanent home in Atotonilco."
  • "They both agreed that "Jinin the ingine" deserved a place in the public prints, provided its original composer could be found and his name accompany it."