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Definition 1: perform an accompaniment to - [verb of creation]

Samples where accompany or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano

Synonyms for accompany in the sense of this definition

(accompany is a kind of ...) play on an instrument

"The band played all night long"

(accompany belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 2: go or travel along with - [verb of motion]

Samples where accompany or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere

(accompany is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

(... is a kind of accompany ) accompany or escort

"I'll walk you to your car"

(... is a kind of accompany ) keep company

"the heifers run with the bulls to produce offspring"

(... is a kind of accompany ) accompany as an escort

"She asked her older brother to escort her to the ball"

(... is a kind of accompany ) accompany or escort

"I'll see you to the door"

(... is a kind of accompany ) go along with, often uninvited

"my younger brother often tagged along when I went out with my friends"

Definition 3: be present or associated with an event or entity - [verb of stative]

Samples where accompany or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • French fries come with the hamburger
  • heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue
  • fish usually goes with white wine
  • this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries

Synonyms for accompany in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of accompany ) go or occur together

"The word `hot' tends to cooccur with `cold'"

(... is a kind of accompany ) to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result

"Menuhin's playing was attended by a 15-minute standing ovation"

(... is a kind of accompany ) have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac

Definition 4: be a companion to somebody - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for accompany in the sense of this definition

(accompany is a kind of ...) keep company with; hang out with

"He associates with strange people" "She affiliates with her colleagues"

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