1. an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

Similar word(s): attendant, concomitant

Definition categories: event, happening, occurrence, occurrent

2. a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts

Similar word(s): backup, support

Definition categories: communication, part, voice

3. something added to complete or embellish or make perfect

- wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish

Similar word(s): complement

Definition categories: attribute, adjunct

4. the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

Similar word(s): escort

Definition categories: act, protection