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ACCOMPANY (accompanied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does accompany mean? 

ACCOMPANY (verb)
  The verb ACCOMPANY has 4 senses:

1. be associated with
2. go or travel along with
3. perform an accompaniment to
4. be a companion to somebody

  Familiarity information: ACCOMPANY used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ACCOMPANY (verb)


Sense 1accompany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be associated with

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

go with; come with; attach to; accompany

Context example:

French fries come with the hamburger

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "accompany"):

co-occur with; collocate with; construe with; cooccur with; go with (go or occur together)

attend (to accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result)

rule (have an affinity with; of signs of the zodiac)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something


Sense 2accompany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Go or travel along with

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Context example:

The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere

Hypernyms (to "accompany" is one way to...):

go; locomote; move; travel (change location; move, travel, or proceed)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "accompany"):

walk (accompany or escort)

consort; run (keep company)

escort (accompany as an escort)

escort; see (accompany or escort)

tag along (go along with, often uninvited)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Sense 3accompany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Perform an accompaniment to

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

play along; accompany; follow

Context example:

The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano

Hypernyms (to "accompany" is one way to...):

play (play on an instrument)

Domain category:

music (musical activity (singing or whistling etc.))

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 4accompany [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be a companion to somebody

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

companion; company; keep company; accompany

Hypernyms (to "accompany" is one way to...):

affiliate; associate; assort; consort (keep company with; hang out with)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody


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