[ US /əˈkəmpəni/ ]
[ UK /ɐkˈʌmpəni/ ]
  1. be a companion to somebody
  2. be present or associated with an event or entity
    heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue
    fish usually goes with white wine
    this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries
    French fries come with the hamburger
  3. go or travel along with
    The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere
  4. perform an accompaniment to
    The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano
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How To Use accompany In A Sentence

  • Accompanying the exclusion from the labour market has been a policy of disenfranchising the underclass from full welfare citizenship.
  • The orchestrated escort and the accompanying police violence in clearing the picket reflected the involvement of city based police, the local constabulary having been cooperative with the workers.
  • About 7 o'clock tonight, we had a whopping great thunderstorm with accompanying light show, and the flipping garage got flooded again!
  • I am afraid to lose, I fear this time, and I love it but memories. I could not forget the sweat on the pitch with the sway of the brothers, forget accompany me cry close friend, and forget the bright Star of that everynight, and those words have touched me deeply.
  • Or you reach for the accompanying booklet to have a whole lot of stuff about psionics and sigils explained. Times, Sunday Times
  • An experienced guide will accompany the trip to commentate on specific battles.
  • Loans of photographs and other illustrative items are being sought to accompany the displays of Silsden's old industries.
  • The precis accompanying the weekly summaries of incidents also make it possible to explore in more detail the deaths of individual policemen.
  • A catalogue has been produced to accompany the exhibition, which runs from 24 November to 18 December.
  • Maize is consumed as tortillas, which accompany rice and beans - typically eaten three times a day with eggs, cheese, meat, or chicken and with chayote stew or salad at lunch or supper.
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