accompany · verb T /əˈkʌm.pə.ni/Full view
accompany (GO WITH)
B1 to go somewhere with someone
Dictionary examples:

We accompanied her back to her hotel.

Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Learner example:

I asked my cousin to accompany me because she knew the way to the temple. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Chinese)

B1 often passive to happen or exist at the same time as something else
Dictionary examples:

The course books are accompanied by four CDs.

The salmon was accompanied by a fresh green salad.

Learner example:

The weather was very hot and a shining sun accompanied us during our trip. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Italian)

accompany (MUSIC)
C2 to play music to support someone else who is playing or singing
Dictionary example:

He accompanied me on the piano.

Learner example:

Last year, for instance, the concert became a recital: two singers performed Lieder by Schubert accompanied by the piano and by the sweet sound of Arimany's golden flute. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Catalan)

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