accompany

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 [əˈkʌmpəni]


Inflections of 'accompany' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
accompanies
v 3rd person singular
accompanying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
accompanied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
accompanied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2019
accompany
If you accompany someone to a place, you go there with them.
She asked me to accompany her to the church.
Accompany is a fairly formal word. In conversation and in less formal writing, you use go with or come with.
I went with my friends to see what it looked like.
He wished Ellen had come with him.
However, there is no passive form of go with or come with. If you want to use a passive form, you must use accompany.
He was accompanied by his wife.
She came out of the house accompanied by Mrs Jones.
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