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VERB (4)

1. be present or associated with an event or entity;
- Example: "French fries come with the hamburger"
- Example: "heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue"
- Example: "fish usually goes with white wine"
- Example: "this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries"
[syn: attach to, accompany, come with, go with]

2. go or travel along with;
- Example: "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere"

3. perform an accompaniment to;
- Example: "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano"
[syn: play along, accompany, follow]

4. be a companion to somebody;
[syn: company, companion, accompany, keep company]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accompany \Ac*com"pa*ny\, v. i. 1. To associate in a company; to keep company. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Men say that they will drive away one another, . . . and not accompany together. --Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To cohabit (with). [Obs.] --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Accompany \Ac*com"pa*ny\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accompanied; p. pr. & vb. n. Accompanying] [OF. aacompaignier, F. accompagner, to associate with, fr. OF. compaign, compain, companion. See Company.] 1. To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with; -- followed by with or by; as, he accompanied his speech with a bow. [1913 Webster] The Persian dames, . . . In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march. --Glover. [1913 Webster] They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded rebels. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To cohabit with. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] Syn: To attend; escort; go with. Usage: To Accompany, Attend, Escort. We accompany those with whom we go as companions. The word imports an equality of station. We attend those whom we wait upon or follow. The word conveys an idea of subordination. We escort those whom we attend with a view to guard and protect. A gentleman accompanies a friend to some public place; he attends or escorts a lady. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

accompany v 1: be present or associated with an event or entity; "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" [syn: attach to, accompany, come with, go with] 2: go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere" 3: perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano" [syn: play along, accompany, follow] 4: be a companion to somebody [syn: company, companion, accompany, keep company]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "accompany": agree, associate, associate with, assort with, attend, band together, be in phase, be in time, chaperon, chaperone, chord, coexist, coextend, coincide, combine, companion, concertize, concur, confederate, consociate, consort with, contemporize, convoy, couple with, do, escort, execute, flock together, go along with, go with, hang around with, herd together, interpret, isochronize, keep company with, keep in step, keep pace with, make music, match, perform, play, play by ear, render, run with, squire, symphonize, synchronize, time, usher, wait on