Accompany Definition

ə-kŭmpə-nē, ə-kŭmpnē
accompanied, accompanies, accompanying
accompanied, accompanies, accompanying
To be or go with, especially as a companion.
American Heritage
To go or be together with; attend.
Webster's New World
To perform a musical accompaniment.
Webster's New World
To provide with an addition; supplement.
A dish that is best accompanied with a robust wine.
American Heritage
To send (with); add to; supplement.
To accompany words with acts.
Webster's New World

Origin of Accompany

  • Middle English accompanien from Old French acompagnier a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) compaignon companion companion1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • First attested in early 15th century.

    From Wiktionary

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