accompaniment - definitions and synonyms

accompaniment noun

  1. English Meaning: 

    : an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

  2. English Meaning: 

    : a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

  3. English Meaning: 

    : something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

    Example Sentenses:

    • wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish

    • a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner

    Synonyms:

    complement
  4. English Meaning: 

    : the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

    Synonyms:

    escort