Definition of accompanying


  • following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems", "snags incidental to the changeover in management", "attendant circumstances", "the period of tension and consequent need for military preparedness", "the ensuant response to his appeal", "the resultant savings were considerable". Synonyms: attendant, concomitant, consequent, ensuant, incidental, resultant, sequent.


  • be present or associated with an event or entity; "French fries come with the hamburger", "heart attacks are accompanied by distruction of heart tissue", "fish usually goes with white wine", "this kind of vein accompanies certain arteries". Synonyms: accompany, attach to, come with, go with.
  • go or travel along with; "The nurse accompanied the old lady everywhere". Synonyms: accompany.
  • perform an accompaniment to; "The orchestra could barely follow the frequent pitch changes of the soprano". Synonyms: accompany, follow, play along.
  • be a companion to somebody. Synonyms: accompany, companion, company, keep company.

Related words

attend, consort, escort, rule, run, see, walk.

More information about accompanying

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • accompanying is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 24 points
  • accompanying is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 24 points
  • accompanying is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 30 points
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