accompany (one)

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accompany (one)

1. To travel with one. This phrase can be used in reference to both people and things. While I enjoy spending time alone, I sometimes wish I had someone to accompany me on vacations. Pete's dog was more than happy to accompany him to the park. My cell phone always accompanies me when I leave the house.
2. To play a musical instrument in support of a featured band or performer. While her little sister played the flute, Sarah accompanied her on the clarinet. Will you accompany me on piano when I sing at the talent show?
See also: accompany

accompany someone on a musical instrument

to provide complementary instrumental music for someone's musical performance. Sally accompanied the singer on the piano.
References in classic literature ?
Athos offered the man half a pistole to accompany him, but the man refused.
Fortunately, a mendicant passed, who, coming up to Athos to ask charity, Athos offered him half a crown to accompany him where he was going.
Campbell stepped forward to accompany him. Before entering the perilous wood, Sublette took his brothers aside, and told them that in case he fell, Campbell, who knew his will, was to be his executor.
"Not only shall I not accompany him, but I am here so as to be present at the last moment to prevent his going."
Dexter, the brother, undertaking to be answerable for whatever money was to be required while the subscriptions were being collected, and only stipulating that when Miserrimus Dexter was removed to the asylum, Ariel should accompany him. This was readily conceded.
He is about to set out upon one of his interminable cruises in that yacht of his, and was urging the entire party to accompany him. Tried to inveigle me into it, too.
After inspecting the Protocols Guard, the guest then shook hands with the welcoming party members comprising ministers, the Head and members of the Mission of Honour who will accompany him, Ambassador of the Moroccan Kingdom to Oman (Dean of the Diplomatic Corps), senior officers of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) and ROP and members of the Indian Embassy in Oman.
After inspecting the Protocols Guard, the guest then shook hands with the welcoming party members comprising ministers, the Head and members of the Mission of Honour that will accompany him, Ambassador of the Moroccan Kingdom to the Sultanate (Dean of the Diplomatic Corps), senior officers of the Sultan's Armed Forces (SAF) and Royal Oman Police (ROP) and members of the Indian Embassy in the Sultanate.
ISLAMABAD -- Embarrassed over the media hype created over long queues of protocol vehicles, Chief of PTI Imran Khan has directed Chief Minster KP Pervaiz Khattak and other provincial administrative units that in future no protocol vehicles should accompany him.
Paris has told New Delhi that Sarkozy's girlfriend may accompany him on his first official trip to India.
Anand is asked to accompany him on a journey to return a conch with magical powers to its home in the Silver Valley in the far-off Himalayas.