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

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The accompanying photo is very certainly not of a tick nest, says Robert B. Kimsey, Ph. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "That Viral Photo of a “Tick Nest” Is a Hoax, According to an Entomologist," 18 Apr. 2019 Acquired earlier this year by Amazon, this Eero bundle works by provides a stable connection from the second-generation hub to two accompanying Beacons. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "Destroy Wi-Fi Dead Zones with Today's Eero Sale," 12 Mar. 2019 If all goes to plan, NASA TV’s live stream should come online for both the flyby and the accompanying press conferences. Loren Grush, The Verge, "How to watch as NASA sends a spacecraft past a rock at the edge of the Solar System," 30 Dec. 2018 The accompanying report issued by Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web Foundation draws the overarching and obvious conclusion that the modern Web is getting progressively less open and less pleasant. Sam Blum, Popular Mechanics, "Tim Berners-Lee Wants a 'Magna Carta' to Save the Modern Internet. He's Way Too Late.," 8 Nov. 2018 Gambling compliance companies As explained more fully in an accompanying article, the Supreme Court allowing states to legalize sports betting shouldn’t confused with states legalizing sports betting. Michael Mccann,, "Winners and Losers from the Supreme Court's Ruling on Sports Gambling," 14 May 2018 The accompanying picture featured the usual slew of industry logos—Qualcomm, Samsung, ARM, and so on—and then at the bottom, the Ars Technica logo! Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "“Samsung x Ars Technica” is not happening," 26 Dec. 2018 In a six-part story for The Los Angeles Times and the accompanying podcast Dirty John, reporter Christopher Goffard chronicles how Debra's dream guy became a waking nightmare for her and her family. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Complete Timeline of the Events of Dirty John," 14 Jan. 2019 But the magazine issued a correction to the accompanying article, saying that Border Patrol agents had not carried the girl away screaming. New York Times, "She Became a Face of Family Separation at the Border. But She’s Still With Her Mother.," 22 June 2018

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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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