accompanying

adjective
ac·​com·​pa·​ny·​ing | \ ə-ˈkəmp-nē-iŋ How to pronounce accompanying (audio) , -ˈkämp-; -ˈkəm-pə-, -ˈkäm- \

Definition of accompanying

: existing or occurring in association with or as a byproduct of something else In addition to what's on the walls, the accompanying catalog features essays by young black writers …— Greg Tate … widening gulf between the rich and the poor and the accompanying disappearance of the middle classes.— Douglas Coupland

Examples of accompanying in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, the rooftop terrace offers an outdoor cinema with cozy lounge seating and an outdoor kitchen with accompanying tables. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2022 IMDb says the show also educates the audience on pet care and the accompanying responsibilities. Liam Gravvat, USA TODAY, 2 Aug. 2022 The accompanying ultra-wide camera will be a 12-megapixel IMX381 sensor from Sony. Chris Smith, BGR, 26 July 2022 These families have relied on decisions affirming their right to marry and its accompanying protections: custody of children, healthcare decisions, right of survivorship, tax status, immigration status and more. WSJ, 25 July 2022 Six-week art workshop hands-on art experience for children ages 2 to 12 with an accompanying adult. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 19 July 2022 An accompanying quiz teaches students to distrust any opposition activists in their own communities. New York Times, 16 July 2022 Both the title above the chart and the accompanying comment from Biden fundamentally misunderstand the nature of the gasoline market and of price changes in general. Dominic Pino, National Review, 14 July 2022 The accompanying jack is a fairly standard floor model, with a 3-ton, 6,000 pound capacity. Talon Homer, Popular Mechanics, 14 July 2022 See More

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First Known Use of accompanying

1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of accompanying was in 1600

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6 Aug 2022

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“Accompanying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accompanying. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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