- 1to go somewhere with someone as a companion or escort
- 2to occur or exist at the same time as something else
- 3to provide musical accompaniment for a singer or musician
Using accompany: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "accompany" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I will accompany you to the store.
The storm was accompanied by strong winds.
She sang while he accompanied her on the piano.
accompany Synonyms and Antonyms
Idioms Using accompany
I'll keep you company while you wait for the bus.
The dish is best accompanied by a glass of red wine.
She accompanied herself on the guitar while singing the song.
Phrases with accompany
a document that is sent with another document and provides additional information
Please make sure to include all accompanying documents when submitting your application.
The hospital allows one accompanying person to stay with the patient overnight.
The accompanying music added to the suspense of the movie.
Origins of accompany
from Middle English 'acumpaignier', from Old French 'acompagnier', from Late Latin 'acompaniare', from Latin 'com-' (with) + 'panis' (bread)
Summary: accompany in Brief
'Accompany' [uh-kuhm-puh-nee] is a verb that means to go somewhere with someone as a companion or escort, to occur or exist at the same time as something else, or to provide musical accompaniment for a singer or musician. It can be used in phrases like 'accompanying document,' 'keep someone company,' and 'be accompanied by.' Examples include 'I will accompany you to the store' and 'She sang while he accompanied her on the piano.'