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 for Accompanied
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  accompanied \accompanied\ adj.
     1. having companions or an escort
  
     Syn: accompanied (vs. un), attended
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Accompany \Ac*com"pa*ny\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accompanied; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Accompanying] [OF. aacompaignier, F.
     accompagner, to associate with, fr. OF. compaign, compain,
     companion. See Company.]
     1. To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep
        company with; to go along with; -- followed by with or by;
        as, he accompanied his speech with a bow.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The Persian dames, . . .
              In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march. --Glover.
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              They are never alone that are accompanied with noble
              thoughts.                             --Sir P.
                                                    Sidney.
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              He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded
              rebels.                               --Macaulay.
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     2. To cohabit with. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
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     Syn: To attend; escort; go with.
  
     Usage: To Accompany, Attend, Escort. We accompany those
            with whom we go as companions. The word imports an
            equality of station. We attend those whom we wait upon
            or follow. The word conveys an idea of subordination.
            We escort those whom we attend with a view to guard
            and protect. A gentleman accompanies a friend to some
            public place; he attends or escorts a lady.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accompanied
      adj 1: having companions or an escort; "there were lone
             gentlemen and gentlemen accompanied by their wives" [ant:
             unaccompanied]
      2: playing or singing with instrumental or vocal accompaniment
         [syn: accompanied, attended] [ant: unaccompanied]

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