Definition of acompany
1. accompany [ v ] be associated with
Examples: "French fries come with the hamburger"
(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
Franklin_D._Lee proved a man of prompt action when Mrs._Claire_Shaefer , accompanied by a friend , visited him in Bakersfield , California , several months ago as a prospective patient .
(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)
The tensions accompanying a repressive consciousness of wrongdoing or sinning or some tormenting secret are relieved for the less self-contained or self-sufficient by confession , repentance , and penance .
(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)
Then he might finally recognize it , apparently by combining the visual blot , actually being seen , with tactual feelings in_the_head or body accompanying the tracing movements .Synonyms accompany go_with come_with attach_to Related Terms collocate_with attend attend rule accompaniment
2. accompany [ v ] go or travel along with
Examples: "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"
(Louis Zara, Dark Rider....)
When Papa went_out to do God 's work , Stevie often accompanied him in the buggy , which was drawn by Violet , the new black mare .
(Frieda Arkin, "The Light of the Sea," in The...)
There was the day Uncle_Izaak had , in an unexpected grandiose gesture , handed_over the pretty sloop to Abel for_keeps , on_condition that he never fail to let his brother accompany him whenever the younger boy wished .
(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Should I accompany her to the door of her home , or should I ask to be invited in ?Synonyms accompany Related Terms travel walk escort see run tag_along escort
3. accompany [ v ] perform an accompaniment to
Examples: "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
(The Miami Herald...)
He skips around from jazz , to blues to boogie - accompanying himself on piano and frequently pulling the customers in on the act .
They were accompanied by Anna_Mi_Lee , pianist .
(R. Leslie Gourse, With Gall and Honey....)
They singsonged the portion at the teacher , who accompanied them in an off-key baritone and spurred them on with the stick .Synonyms accompany follow play_along Related Terms play music
4. accompany [ v ] be a companion to somebodyUsed in print:
(Anne McCaffrey, "The Ship Who Sang," 7th...)
`` Well '' , remarked one gentleman who had been forced to accompany his wife , `` the good Lord can eat where angels fear to tread '' .Synonyms keep_company accompany companion company Related Terms consort companion party escort
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