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. To associate in a company; to keep company
- To cohabit with. To cohabit.
- (Mus.) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
Syn. - To attend; escort; go with. - 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.