accompany Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "accompany" - English Dictionary

See all translations

accompanyverb [T]

uk   us   /əˈkʌm.pə.ni/

accompany verb [T] (GO WITH)

B1 to go with someone or to be provided or exist at the same time as something: The course books are accompanied by four CDs. Depression is almost always accompanied by insomnia. The salmon was accompanied by (= served with) a fresh green salad. formal to show someone how to get to somewhere: Would you like me to accompany you to your room? formal to go with someone to a social event or to an entertainment: "May I accompany you to the ball?" he asked her. I have two tickets for the theatre on Saturday evening - would you like to accompany me?
More examples

accompany verb [T] (PLAY MUSIC)

C2 to sing or play an instrument with another musician or singer: Miss Jessop accompanied Mr Bentley on the piano.
(Definition of accompany from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of accompany?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “accompany” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Word of the Day

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Read More 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Read More