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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [uh-kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /əˈkʌm pə ni/
    • /əˈkʌm.pə.ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /əˈkʌm pə ni/

Definitions of accompanied word

  • verb with object accompanied to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. 1
  • verb with object accompanied to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. 1
  • verb with object accompanied to put in company with; cause to be or go along; associate (usually followed by with): He accompanied his speech with gestures. 1
  • verb with object accompanied Music. to play or sing an accompaniment to or for. 1
  • verb without object accompanied to provide the musical accompaniment. 1
  • noun accompanied Go somewhere with (someone) as a companion or escort. 1

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Origin of accompanied

First appearance:

before 1425
One of the 25% oldest English words
1425-75; late Middle English accompanye < Middle French accompagnier. See ac-, company

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Accompanied


accompanied popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

accompanied usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accompanied

adjective accompanied

  • helped — to give or provide what is necessary to accomplish a task or satisfy a need; contribute strength or means to; render assistance to; cooperate effectively with; aid; assist: He planned to help me with my work. Let me help you with those packages.
  • attended — to be present at: to attend a lecture; to attend church.

Antonyms for accompanied

adjective accompanied

  • companionable — If you describe a person as companionable, you mean they are friendly and pleasant to be with.
  • unassisted — to give support or aid to; help: Please assist him in moving the furniture.
  • hermitical — a person who has withdrawn to a solitary place for a life of religious seclusion.
  • solitary — alone; without companions; unattended: a solitary passer-by.
  • on one's own — of, relating to, or belonging to oneself or itself (usually used after a possessive to emphasize the idea of ownership, interest, or relation conveyed by the possessive): He spent only his own money.

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