Accompany - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈkʌmpəni|  American pronunciation of the word accompany
Brit.  |əˈkʌmpəni|  British pronunciation of the word accompany


- be present or associated with an event or entity
- go or travel along with
- perform an accompaniment to (syn: follow)
- be a companion to somebody (syn: companion, company)


She will accompany me to the store.

Ten adults accompanied the class on their field trip.

Children under 17 must be accompanied by an adult to see this movie.

A delicious sauce accompanied the grilled fish.

He will be accompanying her on the piano.

He agreed to accompany me on a trip to Africa.

The speaker accompanied his angry words with forceful movements of the hands.

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.

Wherever her husband went, she would accompany him.

Daniel wanted Liz to accompany him on violin.

The disease is accompanied by sneezing and fever.

Please see accompanying booklet for instructions.

Your passport application form should be accompanied by two recent photographs.

Despite her misgivings about leaving the baby, she decided to accompany her husband.

he was available and willing to accompany her

Word forms

I/you/we/they: accompany
he/she/it: accompanies
present participle: accompanying
past tense: accompanied
past participle: accompanied
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