Meaning of accompaniment

Definition of accompaniment

(noun) an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another
a musical part (vocal or instrumental) that supports or provides background for other musical parts
something added to complete or embellish or make perfect; "a fine wine is a perfect complement to the dinner"; "wild rice was served as an accompaniment to the main dish"
the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

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