Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb accompany

4 senses of accompany

Sense 1
attach to, accompany, come with, go with -- (be present or associated with an event or entity; "French fries come with the hamburger"; "heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue"; "fish usually goes with white wine"; "this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries")

Sense 2
accompany -- (go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 3
play along, accompany, follow -- (perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano")
       => play -- (play on an instrument; "The band played all night long")

Sense 4
company, companion, accompany, keep company -- (be a companion to somebody)
       => consort, associate, affiliate, assort -- (keep company with; hang out with; "He associates with strange people"; "She affiliates with her colleagues")

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