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

  Accompany \Ac*com"pa*ny\, v. i.
     1. To associate in a company; to keep company. [Obs.]
        --Bacon.
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              Men say that they will drive away one another, . . .
              and not accompany together.           --Holland.
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     2. To cohabit (with). [Obs.] --Milton.
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     3. (Mus.) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a
        composition.
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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.
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              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.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  accompany
      v 1: 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" [syn: attach to, accompany, come
           with, go with]
      2: go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady
         everywhere"
      3: perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely
         follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano" [syn: play
         along, accompany, follow]
      4: be a companion to somebody [syn: company, companion,
         accompany, keep company]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "accompany":
     agree, associate, associate with, assort with, attend,
     band together, be in phase, be in time, chaperon, chaperone, chord,
     coexist, coextend, coincide, combine, companion, concertize,
     concur, confederate, consociate, consort with, contemporize,
     convoy, couple with, do, escort, execute, flock together,
     go along with, go with, hang around with, herd together, interpret,
     isochronize, keep company with, keep in step, keep pace with,
     make music, match, perform, play, play by ear, render, run with,
     squire, symphonize, synchronize, time, usher, wait on
  
  

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