|Origin:||acompaignier, from compaing 'companion', from Late Latin companio; COMPANION|
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ac‧com‧pa‧ny W2 past tense and past participle accompanied, present participle accompanying, third person singular accompanies [transitive]
to go somewhere with someone: ! In spoken English, it is more usual to use go/come with He came with me to the airport.
Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
Wherever her husband went, she would accompany him.
to play a musical instrument while someone sings a song or plays the main tune:
Daniel wanted Liz to accompany him on violin.
3 [usually passive]
to happen or exist at the same time as something else:
The disease is accompanied by sneezing and fever.
if a book, document etc accompanies something, it comes with it:
Please see accompanying booklet for instructions.
Your passport application form should be accompanied by two recent photographs.