- To go with or be with someone or something in order to provide protection, support, or companionship.
- To perform music or sing along with someone else.
- To be present or occur at the same time as something else.
Late middle english (in the sense "go with in order to protect or attend"): from old french accompagner, from a- (from latin ad "to") + compagner "keep company with".
- He accompanied her to the party.
- She accompanied him on the piano.
- The singer was accompanied by a guitar player.
- The pain was accompanied by nausea.
- The report was accompanied by a set of recommendations.
Some random words: blindside, giveaway, countermeasure