Definition of Accompany. Meaning of Accompany. Synonyms of Accompany
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Definition of Accompany
Accompany Accompany Ac*com"pa*ny, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accompanied; p.
pr. & vb. n. Accompanying] [OF. aacompaignier, F.
accompagner, to associate with, fr. OF. compaign, compain,
companion. See Company.]
1. To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep
company with; to go along with; -- followed by with or by;
as, he accompanied his speech with a bow.
The Persian dames, . . . In sumptuous cars,
accompanied his march. --Glover.
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble
thoughts. --Sir P.
He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded
2. To cohabit with. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
Syn: To attend; escort; go with.
Usage: To Accompany, Attend, Escort. We accompany those
with whom we go as companions. The word imports an
equality of station. We attend those whom we wait upon
or follow. The word conveys an idea of subordination.
We escort those whom we attend with a view to guard
and protect. A gentleman accompanies a friend to some
public place; he attends or escorts a lady.
Accompany Accompany Ac*com"pa*ny, v. i.
1. To associate in a company; to keep company. [Obs.]
Men say that they will drive away one another, . . .
and not accompany together. --Holland.
2. To cohabit (with). [Obs.] --Milton.
3. (Mus.) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a