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Definition of accompany verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/əˈkʌmpəni/ accompany pronunciation American
1 accompany someone (formal) to travel or go somewhere with someoneHis wife accompanied him on the trip.I'll have to ask you to accompany me to the police station.Warships will accompany the convoy.2 accompany something to happen or appear with something elsestrong winds accompanied by heavy rainEach pack contains a book and accompanying CD.Shouts of protest accompanied this announcement.The text is accompanied by a series of stunning photographs.3 accompany someone (at/on something) to play a musical instrument, especially a piano, while someone else sings or plays the main tuneThe singer was accompanied on the piano by her sister.