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ac•com•pa•ny



Pronunciation: (u-kum'pu-nē), [key]
v., -nied, -ny•ing.


v.t.
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 fol. by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures.
4. Music.to play or sing an accompaniment to or for.

v.i.
to provide the musical accompaniment.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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