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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 accompanies word

  • verb with object accompanies to go along or in company with; join in action: to accompany a friend on a walk. 1
  • verb with object accompanies to be or exist in association or company with: Thunder accompanies lightning. 1
  • verb with object accompanies 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 accompanies Music. to play or sing an accompaniment to or for. 1
  • verb without object accompanies to provide the musical accompaniment. 1
  • noun accompanies Third-person singular simple present indicative form of accompany. 1

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Origin of accompanies

First appearance:

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

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Parts of speech for Accompanies


accompanies 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.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accompanies usage trend in Literature

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