Adjective "accompanying" definition and examples

(Accompanying may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Go somewhere with (someone) as a companion or escort.
  1. 'The man I am doing business with has asked I accompany him and his daughter out for the night and I couldn't say no.'
  2. 'No guides accompanied us as we descended down a spiral staircase and into the past of Dubai.'
  3. 'She was accompanied by her older sister, who was also never known for her punctuality.'
  4. 'He had refused to allow even one companion to accompany him, arguing that he would be perfectly safe.'
  5. 'When you sign up for kayak sea tours, an experienced guide always accompanies you to help you if you have problems.'
  6. 'Jim was accompanied by his daughter Michelle, an employee at City Hall, New York City.'
  7. 'For the duration of our trip, either our escorts accompanied us or we were under police security.'
  8. 'She was his constant companion throughout his career, accompanying him on his travels through the United States and abroad.'
  9. 'Nancy's sister and father accompany her to the wedding, for Godfrey is suddenly out of town.'
  10. 'One of her daughters insisted on accompanying her to the police station.'
Be present or occur at the same time as (something else)
  1. 'the accompanying documentation'
  2. 'The nausea that accompanies pregnancy discourages the mother from eating toxic substances that may harm her baby.'
  3. 'Nevertheless, a deadly humourlessness does sometimes accompany teen angst, and when it does, the results can be terrifying.'
  4. 'The wave of nausea that usually accompanied a good bruising hit me as I swayed unsteadily on my feet.'
  5. 'Sometimes the illness is accompanied by a rash of red or purple spots.'
  6. 'Anemia is accompanied by a decrease in the amount of hemoglobin present in the blood.'
  7. 'Which brings us to the more important question: Why has Africa always been so sensitive to drought, and the resulting famine that often accompanies it?'
  8. 'Osteoporosis can also accompany endocrine disorders or result from excessive use of drugs such as corticosteroids.'
  9. 'A blitz of appearances on television and radio shows will accompany the release of the single on February 25.'
  10. 'A bull market usually accompanies expectations of widespread good corporate results.'
  11. 'Nausea and dizziness often accompany these reactions, indicating a reduction of the output of blood from the heart.'
  12. 'Crusty bread or some baked potatoes would be best to accompany.'
  13. 'The visual presentation was top class and the dish was accompanied by a selection of vegetables and rice.'
  14. 'My veal topped with parma ham was a touch on the tough side and accompanied by a white-wine sauce that wasn't thick enough.'
  15. 'The food arrived swiftly, accompanied by a large basket of fresh French bread.'
  16. 'We settled for the beef and the chicken dish, which was accompanied by ham.'
  17. 'Comfy upholstered seats with cane backs accompany round copper-topped tables.'
  18. 'The fries were hot but much too salty, and the tossed salad accompanying the Philly was brown and limp.'
  19. 'He was formally attired in brown breeches and a white silk shirt accompanied by a deep blue waistcoat.'
  20. 'It is a bland dish and may be accompanied by salted fish or other strongly flavoured food to provide contrast.'
  21. 'My soup was brought to the table in a turquoise mini-tureen, and was served hot accompanied by hot garlic bread.'
Play a musical accompaniment for.
  1. 'I thought I spotted you in Symphony Hall, Birmingham, last week, accompanying Nigel Kennedy.'
  2. 'The music was supplied by Josephine Walsh accompanied by Ben Brown and Elenor Grant.'
  3. 'Music was provided on organ by Mrs. Mary Deering accompanied by St. Kevin's choir.'
  4. 'People who would be willing to accompany singing with any musical instrument would also be welcome.'
  5. 'The genial German-born pianist Wolfram Rieger accompanies in a very sensitive way regarding both the demands of the composition and the needs of the singer.'
  6. 'There will be dancing accompanied by live music afterwards in The Bridge Bar.'
  7. 'Another level of variety is given by the musicians and singers who accompany Bonney.'
  8. 'Sigrid accompanies the Bryan Chorale and serves as pianist at Hixson Presbyterian Church.'
  9. 'During Mass appropriate hymns were sung by Ann Kavanagh accompanied by organist Donna Roche.'
  10. 'They were very poor and my father would go into the saloons with a banjo he had repaired and would sing and dance, accompanying himself with the banjo.'

More definitions

1. to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk.

2. to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning.

3. to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures.

4. Music. to play or sing an accompaniment to or for. verb (used without object), accompanied, accompanying.

5. to provide the musical

More examples(as adjective)

"statements can be accompanying."

"letters can be accompanying."

"editorials can be accompanying."

"vessels can be accompanying."

"materials can be accompanying."

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(accompany)Late Middle English: from Old French accompagner, from a- (from Latin ad ‘to, at’) + compagne, from Old French compaignon ‘companion’. The spelling change was due to association with company.