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noun as in necessary part or embellishment

noun as in music that supports a theme or performer in a composition

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Patriarchal norms and socio-cultural values carry a great deal of weight and often prevent women from accessing the public sphere – such as courts and police stations – without the accompaniment of male guardians.

Other helpful song arrangement tools—such as the Chord Track and Chord Selector tools that suggest and sketch out chord progressions—let you even manipulate existing audio and create new accompaniments with no music theory knowledge required.

The show will feature Ball reading her poems with musical accompaniment from her bandmate Norman Spence, who will be strumming a guitar.

Arrange the cooked and raw accompaniments around the aioli on the platter or a plate, and serve.

This massive book of crosswords is the perfect accompaniment to breakfast in bed with puzzles of all levels and difficulties.

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He played it through once, singing the lyrics softly to his own guitar accompaniment.

But in Jersey City the fight goes on, with fabulous organ accompaniment.

At least one of those presentations is usually a silent film with organ accompaniment.

Like many battle raps, the Total Slaughter battle is organized into three rounds with no accompaniment.

Landays may be read, but true to their roots in oral tradition, they are frequently sung, sometimes with a drum for accompaniment.

Then, as he neared the room, a sound of music floated out to meet him— Tony was singing to his own accompaniment.

She also played his Fourteenth Rhapsody with orchestral accompaniment in most bold and dashing style.

Left on a picket boat with Birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.

She is like a canary bird; when others begin to speak, she hurries in her remarks, in an accompaniment.

The Elves Chorus is intended for boys voices in unison, with accompaniment for mixed chorus and orchestra.


On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accompaniment, such as: accessory, adjunct, appurtenance, attachment, attendant, and attribute.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.