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Definition of Accompany


  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.
  2. To cohabit with.
  3. To associate in a company; to keep company.
  4. To cohabit (with).
  5. To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.

Accompany Quotations

We have grown accustomed to the wonders of clean water, indoor plumbing, laser surgery, genetic engineering, artificial joints, replacement body parts, and the much longer lives that accompany them. Yet we should remember that the vast majority of humans ever born died before the age of 10 from an infectious disease.
S. Jay Olshansky

Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
Albert Pike

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it and give it expressive meaning.
Aaron Copland

Any kind of creative activity is likely to be stressful. The more anxiety, the more you feel that you are headed in the right direction. Easiness, relaxation, comfort - these are not conditions that usually accompany serious work.
Joyce Carol Oates

History teaches us to beware of the excitation of the liberated and the injustices that often accompany their righteous thirst for justice.
Wole Soyinka
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Accompany Translations

accompany in Danish is ledsage
accompany in Dutch is vergezellen, accompagneren, begeleiden
accompany in Finnish is saattaa
accompany in French is accompagnez, accompagnent, accompagner
accompany in Italian is accompagnare
accompany in Norwegian is ledsage
accompany in Portuguese is acompanhe, acompanhar
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