Definition of accompaniment


  • an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another. Synonyms: attendant, co-occurrence, concomitant.
  • a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts. Synonyms: backup, musical accompaniment, support.
  • something added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner", "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish". Synonyms: complement.
  • the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them. Synonyms: escort.

Related words

associate, background, convoy, descant, discant, vamp.

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  • accompaniment is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 23 points
  • accompaniment is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 23 points
  • accompaniment is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 30 points
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