Accompanied



to go along or in company with; join in action:
to accompany a friend on a walk.
to be or exist in association or company with:
Thunder accompanies lightning.
to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with):
He accompanied his speech with gestures.
Music. to play or sing an to or for.
to provide the musical .
Contemporary Examples

MUMBAI, India—More than a decade ago, I accompanied Kailash Satyarthi on one of his rescues.
Stopping the Small Hands of Slavery Meenakshi Ganguly October 12, 2014

In the editorial that accompanied these studies, the authors summarized the evidence.
How Lobbyists Will Keep You Hooked on Vitamins Paul A. Offit December 20, 2013

As with other GAN kids, numbness is accompanied by an unusual sensitivity.
The Shutdown’s Human Cost: A Family’s Hopes at NIH Put on Hold Michael Daly October 11, 2013

During spring break, more than a dozen of them, accompanied by a teacher, staged a sit-in to protest the closure.
Teen Moms’ Graduation Triumph Jesse Ellison July 28, 2011

She was accompanied to the interview with her new Scientology “chaperone.”
Katie Holmes, ‘Jack and Jill,’ and Her Bizarre Career Nicole LaPorte November 9, 2011

Historical Examples

To most men her tone and the action which accompanied it would have been final.
That Affair Next Door Anna Katharine Green

Left Colona, accompanied by Police-trooper Richards and party.
Explorations in Australia John Forrest

Bet almost sang as she accompanied Jenny through the Warrington streets.
A Girl of the People L. T. Meade

I could have wished they might not have accompanied this letter, but there is not great matter in that.
Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) Samuel Richardson

On my departure from the island, Kirkeberguer accompanied me to Bienne.
The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete Jean Jacques Rousseau

verb -nies, -nying, -nied
(transitive) to go along with, so as to be in company with or escort
(transitive) foll by with. to supplement: the food is accompanied with a very hot mango pickle
(transitive) to occur, coexist, or be associated with
to provide a musical accompaniment for (a performer)
v.

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.

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