Accompaniment Definition

ə-kŭmpə-nē-mənt, ə-kŭmpnē-
accompaniments
noun
accompaniments
A part, usually instrumental, performed together with the main part for richer effect.
The piano accompaniment to a song.
Webster's New World
Anything that accompanies something else; thing added, usually for order or symmetry.
Webster's New World
Something added for embellishment, completeness, or symmetry; complement.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
complementcantuscoevalnessco-workingsaprophytismcoevalneitybassusconsilienceisochronismco-occurrenceattendantconcomitantsupportbackupmusical accompaniment

Other Word Forms of Accompaniment

Noun

Singular:
accompaniment
Plural:
accompaniments

Origin of Accompaniment

  • accompany +‎ -ment

    From Wiktionary

  • First attested in 1744.

    From Wiktionary

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