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

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Examples of accompanying in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After a roller coaster-like start to 2020 with quarantine, closure and stay-at-home orders, Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington and its accompanying water park, Hurricane Harbor, will reopen to the public on June 22. Shannon Sutlief, Dallas News, "Fun things to do this month in Dallas-Fort Worth — online, outdoors and more," 30 July 2020 Gaga and Grande's voices mesh perfectly together, and the accompanying video? Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Song of the Summer 2020: What Bop Wins the Battle?," 30 July 2020 The 100th anniversary of Rube Foster founding the Negro National League, and the accompanying #TipYourCap social media campaign, provides an opportunity to do so. Chris Bumbaca, USA TODAY, "Negro Leagues' 100th anniversary perfect time to recognize, remember significant era of baseball history," 14 July 2020 As delegates lobbied their home states to support the resolution, five men got to work on an accompanying document that laid out the reasons colonists wanted to sever ties with Britain. Erin Blakemore, National Geographic, "America declared independence on July 2—so why is the 4th a holiday?," 2 July 2020 The letter and an accompanying 59-page monitoring report lists claims of multiple violent acts by Sequel staff against the children living there. al, "Alabama agencies investigating psychiatric centers at center of abuse complaint," 9 July 2020 The concert film and an accompanying 26-song album were assembled from the highlights of that three-night stand. Ed Masley, The Arizona Republic, "New Eagles concert film 'Live From the Forum is on ESPN this weekend. Here's how to watch," 2 July 2020 That means building factories, securing labor and supplies, and adhering to all the accompanying regulatory requirements. Alexandra Wrage, STAT, "Pharma companies need extra anti-corruption vigilance during a pandemic," 2 July 2020 The Hall of Fame game has been canceled and accompanying ceremonies postponed. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, "As NFL training camps draw closer, big questions about coronavirus protocols still linger," 1 July 2020

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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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5 Aug 2020

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“Accompanying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/accompanying. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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