to the accompaniment of

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of to the accompaniment of

1 :while corresponding music is played
  • She sang the song to the accompaniment of a piano.
2 :at the same time (something else) is happening
  • She made the announcement to the accompaniment of loud applause.

Word by Word Definitions

accompaniment play
  1. : an instrumental or vocal part designed to support or complement a melody

  2. : an addition (such as an ornament) intended to give completeness or symmetry to something : complement

  3. : an accompanying situation or occurrence : concomitant


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