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accompany

ac·com·pa·ny

accompany

 
 
pronunciation:
kuhm p ni
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part of speech: verb
inflections: accompanied, accompanies, accompanying
definition 1: to go with.
She will accompany us to the zoo.
 
synonyms:
attend, escort
similar words:
follow, usher, walk
definition 2: to be connected with; happen at the same time as; follow.
If the cough is accompanied by a fever, you may have the flu.
synonyms:
attend
similar words:
follow
definition 3: to play or sing music as part of the performance of another.
Will you accompany me on the guitar?
 
synonyms:
assist
derivations: accompanied (adj.), accompanied (adv.)
Word Parts
The word accompany contains the following part:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.