toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

accompany
used in The Great Gatsby

2 meanings, 2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
1  —1 use as in:
accompany on the journey
Definition
to travel along with
  • He went out of the room calling "Ewing!" and returned in a few minutes accompanied by an embarrassed, slightly worn young man, with shell-rimmed glasses and scanty blond hair.
    p. 94.4
accompanied = travelling with
There are no more uses of "accompany" flagged with this meaning in The Great Gatsby.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®
2  —1 use as in:
illness and accompanying symptoms
Definition
to be present with at the same time and/or location
  • Tom and Daisy stared, with that peculiarly unreal feeling that accompanies the recognition of a hitherto ghostly celebrity of the movies.
    p. 105.0
accompanies = goes with
There are no more uses of "accompany" flagged with this meaning in The Great Gatsby.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary / more samples — Oxford® USDictionary list — Onelook.com®