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3 definitions found
 for accompanying
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) :

  accompanying
      adj 1: following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive
             growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags
             incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant
             circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent
             need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to
             his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
             [syn: attendant, consequent, accompanying,
             concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant,
             sequent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  89 Moby Thesaurus words for "accompanying":
     accessory, accidental, accordant, ado, afloat, afoot, agreeing,
     associate, associated, at one with, attendant, attending,
     circumstantial, coacting, coactive, coadunate, coetaneous,
     coeternal, coeval, coexistent, coexisting, coincident,
     coinstantaneous, collaborative, collateral, collective, collusive,
     combined, combining, concerted, concomitant, concordant,
     concurrent, concurring, conjoint, consilient, conspiratorial,
     contemporaneous, contemporary, conterminous, cooperant,
     cooperative, coordinate, correlative, coterminous, coupled,
     coworking, current, doing, eventuating, fellow, going on,
     happening, harmonious, in hand, in the wind, incidental,
     isochronal, isochronous, joined, joint, meeting, mutual,
     occasional, occurring, on, on foot, ongoing, paired, parallel,
     parasitic, passing, prevailing, prevalent, resultant, saprophytic,
     simultaneous, symbiotic, synchronous, synergetic, synergic,
     synergistic, taking place, twin, under way, unison, unisonous,
     united, uniting
  
  

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