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 .
He noted that the worst of the storm had passed, and the accompanying record surge would abate with the tide.
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More impressive still is the deadline duress under which it—and an accompanying story about a Ku Klux Klan meeting—was produced.
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The accompanying 184 page catalogue includes 154 photos, of which 150 have not previously been published.
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accompanying this diagnosis was a description of what her particular death would be like.
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And she mulled over the actual patterns of the plates the students would eat on and the accompanying silverware.
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The accompanying cut shows one of their exhibits in position.
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“Good-night, captain,” said the superintendent, accompanying him to the door.
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She wanted to insist on Florence accompanying her at once to the Court.
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There is an interesting study in the accompanying illustration.
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Yes, son, and I think you will not object to accompanying us in that, will you?
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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)
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.
. Historical Examples The accompanyist would, we may assume, do likewise with his pianoforte part, and in this way a perfect ensemble would be secured. Advice to Singers Frederick James Crowest Since other gentlemen are not more obsequious in gallantry, I hereby tender myself for honour of accompanyist and vade mecum. Baboo Jabberjee, B.A. F. […]
a person who knowingly helps another in a crime or wrongdoing, often as a subordinate. Contemporary Examples Yes, and this one hand, which will always be mine, is the hand of my accomplice. ‘The Trial’ & More Top Film Adaptations of Literary Classics (VIDEO) Jimmy So November 23, 2012 But everything goes wrong right from […]
to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one’s mission. to complete (a distance or period of time): to have accomplished the age of 70; We accomplished the journey in little more than an hour. Archaic. to provide polish to; perfect. Contemporary Examples We are going to decide what it […]
to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one’s mission. to complete (a distance or period of time): to have accomplished the age of 70; We accomplished the journey in little more than an hour. Archaic. to provide polish to; perfect. verb (transitive) to manage to do; achieve to conclude […]
completed; done; effected: an accomplished fact. highly skilled; expert: an accomplished pianist. having all the social graces, manners, and other attainments of polite society. to bring to its goal or conclusion; carry out; perform; finish: to accomplish one’s mission. to complete (a distance or period of time): to have accomplished the age of 70; We […]