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accompanied


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accompany  \Ac*com"pa*ny\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Accompanied};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Accompanying}]  [OF.  aacompaignier  F. 
  accompagner  to  associate  with  fr  OF  compaign  compain, 
  companion.  See  {Company}.] 
  1.  To  go  with  or  attend  as  a  companion  or  associate;  to  keep 
  company  with  to  go  along  with  --  followed  by  with  or  by 
  as  he  accompanied  his  speech  with  a  bow. 
 
  The  Persian  dames,  .  .  .  In  sumptuous  cars, 
  accompanied  his  march.  --Glover. 
 
  They  are  never  alone  that  are  accompanied  with  noble 
  thoughts.  --Sir  P. 
  Sidney. 
 
  He  was  accompanied  by  two  carts  filled  with  wounded 
  rebels.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  To  cohabit  with  [Obs.]  --Sir  T.  Herbert. 
 
  Syn:  To  attend;  escort;  go  with 
 
  Usage:  To  {Accompany},  {Attend},  {Escort}.  We  accompany  those 
  with  whom  we  go  as  companions.  The  word  imports  an 
  equality  of  station.  We  attend  those  whom  we  wait  upon 
  or  follow  The  word  conveys  an  idea  of  subordination. 
  We  escort  those  whom  we  attend  with  a  view  to  guard 
  and  protect.  A  gentleman  accompanies  a  friend  to  some 
  public  place  he  attends  or  escorts  a  lady. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  accompanied 
  adj  :  having  accompaniment  or  companions  or  escort;  "there  were 
  lone  gentlemen  and  gentlemen  accompanied  by  their 
  wives"  [syn:  {attended}]  [ant:  {unaccompanied}] 




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