What does accompany mean?

accompany meaning in General Dictionary

To connect in a business maintain business

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  • To go with or go to as a companion or connect to help keep business with to go along with accompanied by with or by as he followed their message with a bow
  • be a companion to someone
  • show up or involving a conference or entity
  • go or travel along with
  • do an accompaniment to
  • to choose or attend as a companion or connect; to keep business with; going with; -- accompanied by with or by; as, he accompanied his message with a bow.
  • To cohabit with.
  • To associate in a company; maintain company.
  • To cohabit (with).
  • To perform an accompanying part or parts in a structure.

accompany meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 15c., "to stay in business with," from center French accompagner, from Old French acompaignier (12c.) "take as a companion," from


accompany meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To choose or go to as a companion or connect; to help keep organization with; to go alongside; -- followed closely by with or by; as, he accompanied his message with a bow.

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  • (v. t.) To cohabit with.
  • (v. i.) To connect in an organization; to keep business.
  • (v. i.) To cohabit (with).
  • (v. i.) to execute an accompanying component or components in a composition.

Sentence Examples with the word accompany

Women accompany their male relatives to the battlefield for the purpose of tending the wounded and carrying away the dead.

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