verb (used with object), ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing.
verb (used without object), ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing.
Origin of accompany
Examples from the Web for accompanying
These were cops who had worked the protests and suffered the accompanying verbal taunts and abuse.
“Our hearts and our prayers are with you,” read a message on the accompanying card.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The accompanying 184 page catalogue includes 154 photos, of which 150 have not previously been published.
The accompanying music video, which he directed, won the MTV2 Award at the VMAs.
Kate will be accompanying Prince William to New York and Washington DC for a three-day visit early next month.Tearful Kate Weeps After Meeting Mother Whose Baby Died|Tom Sykes|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I beg leave particularly to call your attention to the accompanying report from the Secretary of War.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler|Compiled by James D. Richardson
In the accompanying diagram (Fig. 2) the variations are exhibited by means of lines of varying length.Darwinism (1889)|Alfred Russel Wallace
And now, accompanying this mysterious Zanoni, am I compelled to bid a short farewell to Naples.Zanoni|Edward Bulwer Lytton
The art of conversation and the accompanying interchange of ideas and thought stimulus are to be numbered among the benefits.Society|Henry Kalloch Rowe
The upper surface of this pretty butterfly is shown on Plate V, fig. 5, and the under side in the accompanying woodcut.Butterflies and Moths|William S. Furneaux
British Dictionary definitions for accompanying
verb -nies, -nying or -nied
Word Origin for accompany
Word Origin and History for accompanying
early 15c., "to be in company with," from Middle French accompagner, from Old French acompaignier (12c.) "take as a companion," from à "to" (see ad-) + compaignier, from compaign (see companion). Related: Accompanied; accompanying.