- to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk.
- to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning.
- to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures.
- Music. to play or sing an accompaniment to or for.
- to provide the musical accompaniment.
Origin of accompany
Related Words for accompaniedfollow, guide, attend, escort, lead, add, characterize, spook, convoy, guard, consort, chaperon, squire, dog, drag, draft, conduct, date, usher, shadow
Examples from the Web for accompanied
Contemporary Examples of accompanied
Canevari passed me off to Dean Sybil Todd, who accompanied me to the University Police Department.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything
December 16, 2014
Witnesses said the girls were in their late teens and had been accompanied by a man who left soon after the blast.The New Face of Boko Haram’s Terror: Teen Girls
December 13, 2014
At the end of the hearing Gruber walked out silently, surrounded by cameras and accompanied by his lawyer.Obamacare Architect: I Wanted to Sound Smart
December 9, 2014
The woman had accompanied a friend who was visiting her boyfriend when she met the inmate she would marry.Saying Yes to the Dress—Behind Bars
December 8, 2014
Of her public life with Hollande, Trierweiler writes that she accompanied him everywhere, that she was always happy by his side.Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex
November 28, 2014
Historical Examples of accompanied
Accompanied by one of the blacks, Eyre went on in advance to find water.
Left Colona, accompanied by Police-trooper Richards and party.
The wind was strong from the westward, accompanied with light showers all day.
He accompanied her to the foot of the stairs and lit her candle.Viviette
William J. Locke
I could have wished they might not have accompanied this letter, but there is not great matter in that.Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)
- (tr) to go along with, so as to be in company with or escort
- (tr foll by with) to supplementthe food is accompanied with a very hot mango pickle
- (tr) to occur, coexist, or be associated with
- to provide a musical accompaniment for (a performer)