The definition of accompany means to go along with someone else or to go with something else.verb
1. An example of accompany is going to a party with a friend. 2. Peanut butter, which goes with jelly, is also an example of accompany.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- to go or be together with; attend
- to send (with); add to; supplement: to accompany words with acts
- to play or sing a musical accompaniment for or to
Origin: MFr acompaignier < ac-, ad- + OFr compagnon: see companion
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verb ac·com·pa·nied, ac·com·pa·ny·ing, ac·com·pa·nies verb, transitive
- To be or go with as a companion.
- To add to; supplement: a dish best accompanied with a robust wine.
- To coexist or occur with.
- Music To perform an accompaniment to.
Origin: Middle English accompanien, from Old French acompagnier : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + compaignon, companion; see Companion 1.