Synonyms for accompaniment

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kuhm-puh-ni-muh nt, uh-kuhmp-ni-
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkʌm pə nɪ mənt, əˈkʌmp nɪ-

Top 10 synonyms for accompaniment Other synonyms for the word accompaniment

Définition of accompaniment

Origin :
  • 1744, from French accompagnement (13c.), from accompagner (see accompany). Musical sense is earliest.
  • noun necessary part or embellishment
  • noun music that supports a theme or performer in a composition
Example sentences :
  • "That should be spoken with music as an accompaniment," exclaimed Rossini when I came to an end.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • All this he did, methodically, and with as loud and harsh an accompaniment of noise as he could make.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens
  • In this instance I imagine I can show that honesty is the accompaniment.
  • Extract from : « One Day's Courtship » by Robert Barr
  • Fanny sits at piano, plays Yankee Doodle, whistling an accompaniment.
  • Extract from : « The Universal Reciter » by Various
  • Sweet enough they were as an accompaniment of wine, but apt to give headache.
  • Extract from : « Anabasis » by Xenophon
  • They might have been read to an accompaniment of fife and drums.
  • Extract from : « An Orkney Maid » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • He will get drunk, too, like men of other nations, but he will do it to the accompaniment of music.
  • Extract from : « A Bride of the Plains » by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • Most of their exercises were done to the accompaniment of the flute.
  • Extract from : « The Legacy of Greece » by Various
  • He carefully undid the cloths, to an accompaniment of groans from Parker.
  • Extract from : « The Rainy Day Railroad War » by Holman Day
  • I asked, not finding that entertainment to the accompaniment of sabre-blows so glorious.
  • Extract from : « Debts of Honor » by Maurus Jkai
Based on : - - - Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019