accompany etymology

English word accompany comes from Old French compaign

Detailed word origin of accompany

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
compaign Old French (fro)
acompagner Old French (fro)
accompanien Middle English (enm)
accompany English (eng) (intransitive, obsolete) To associate in a company; to keep company.. (intransitive, obsolete) To cohabit (with).. (transitive) To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.. (transitive) To supplement with; add to.. (transitive, music) To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.. (transitive, obsolete) To cohabit with; to coexist [...]