HyperDic: accompaniment

English > 4 senses of the word accompaniment:
NOUNeventaccompaniment, concomitant, attendant, co-occurrencean event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
communicationaccompaniment, musical accompaniment, backup, supporta musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
attributeaccompaniment, complementsomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect
actaccompaniment, escortthe act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them
accompaniment > pronunciation
Soundsahkah'mpnihmahnt; ahkah'mpniymahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > accompaniment: 4 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningAn event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another.
Synonymsconcomitant, attendant, co-occurrence
NarrowerassociateAny event that usually accompanies or is closely connected with another
backgroundrelatively unimportant or inconspicuous accompanying situation
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishacompañamiento, coocurrencia
Verbsaccompanybe present or associated with an event or entity
English > accompaniment: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts.
Synonymsmusical accompaniment, backup, support
Narrowerdescant, discantA decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody
vampAn improvised musical accompaniment
Broaderpart, voiceThe melody carried by a particular voice or instrument in polyphonic music
Spanishacompañamiento, música de acompañamiento
Catalanacompanyament, segona
Verbsaccompanyperform an accompaniment to
English > accompaniment: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningSomething added to complete or embellish or make perfect.
Example "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
Synonymcomplement
BroaderadjunctSomething added to another thing but not an essential part of it
Spanishacompañamiento, complemento
English > accompaniment: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them.
Synonymescort
NarrowerconvoyThe act of escorting while in transit
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something
Spanishacompañamiento, escolta
Catalanacompanyament, escorta
Verbsaccompanygo or travel along with
accompanybe a companion / companion / companion to somebody

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