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accompany

verb

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1 to go along with in order to provide assistance, protection, or companionship
  • children using the pool must be accompanied by a parent at all times

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2 to occur or exist at the same time
  • a general feeling of weariness often accompanies a cold

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The first known use of accompany was in the 15th century

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“Accompany.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/accompany. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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