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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.
The Persian dames, . . .
In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march. --Glover.
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble
thoughts. --Sir P.
He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded
2. To cohabit with. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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,
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,
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