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English verb: accompany

1. accompany (stative) be present or associated with an event or entity


SamplesFrench 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.


Synonymsattach to, come with, go with


Pattern of useSomething ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)attend, co-occur with, collocate with, construe with, cooccur with, go with, rule

2. accompany (motion) go or travel along with


SamplesThe nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel


Narrower (hyponym)consort, escort, escort, run, see, tag along, walk

3. accompany (creation) perform an accompaniment to


SamplesThe orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano.


Synonymsfollow, play along


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)play


Domain categorymusic

4. accompany (stative) be a companion to somebody


Synonymscompanion, company, keep company


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)affiliate, associate, assort, consort









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