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English definition of “accompany”

accompany

verb [T] (GO WITH)    /əˈkʌm.pə.ni/
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.Taking someone somewhere or telling them the waySimultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence formal to show someone how to get to somewhere: Would you like me to accompany you to your room?Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way 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?Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
(Definition of accompany verb (GO WITH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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