With vs Accompany - What's the difference?

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In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between with and accompany

is that with is (obsolete) as nourishment, more recently replaced by on while accompany is (obsolete) to cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.

As a preposition with

is against.

As an adverb with

is (midwestern us) along, together with others/group etc.

As a noun with

is .

As a verb accompany is

to go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.

with

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) with, from (etyl) .

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete) * (obsolete contraction) * (abbreviation) *

Preposition

(English prepositions)
  • Against.
  • * 1621 , , The Proceedings of the English Colony in Virginia [http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/john_smith.html]
  • Many hatchets, knives, & pieces of iron, & brass, we see, which they reported to have from the Sasquesahanocks a mighty people, and mortal enemies with the Massawomecks.
  • In the company of; alongside, along side of; close to; near to.
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=No matter how early I came down, I would find him on the veranda, smoking cigarettes, or
  • In addition to; as an accessory to.
  • .
  • * 1590 , Sir (Philip Sidney), (w, The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia) ,
  • With that she told me that though she spake of her father, whom she named Chremes, she would hide no truth from me: ...
  • * 1697 , (Virgil), (John Dryden) (translator), '', in ''The Works of Virgil ,
  • With this he pointed to his face, and show'd
    His hand and all his habit smear'd with blood.
  • * 1861 , (Alexander Pope), The Rev. George Gilfillan (editor) The Fourth Pastoral, or Daphne'', in '' The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ,
  • See where, on earth, the flowery glories lie,
    With' her they flourish'd, and ' with her they die.
  • * 1994 , (Stephen Fry), (The Hippopotamus) Chapter 2
  • With a bolt of fright he remembered that there was no bathroom in the Hobhouse Room. He leapt along the corridor in a panic, stopping by the long-case clock at the end where he flattened himself against the wall.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author=(Oliver Burkeman)
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=48, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= The tao of tech , passage=The dirty secret of the internet is that all this distraction and interruption is immensely profitable. Web companies like to boast about […], or offering services that let you "stay up to date with what your friends are doing",
  • In support of.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=72-3, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= A punch in the gut , passage=Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial. It helps with digestion and enables people to extract a lot more calories from their food than would otherwise be possible. Research over the past few years, however, has implicated it in diseases from atherosclerosis to asthma to autism.}}
  • (obsolete) To denote the accomplishment of cause, means, instrument, etc; – sometimes equivalent to by.
  • * 1300s? , Political, Religious and Love Poems , “An A B C Poem on the Passion of Christ”, ed. (Frederick James Furnivall), 1866
  • Al þus with iewys I am dyth, I seme a wyrm to manus syth.
  • * , 266
  • Ysiphile, betrayed with Jasoun, / Maketh of your trouthe neyther boost ne soun;
  • * , V-ii
  • He was torn to / pieces with a bear:
  • * 1669 , (Nathaniel Morton), New England’s Memorial
  • He was sick and lame of the scurvy, so as he could but lie in the cabin-door, and give direction, and, it should seem, was badly assisted either with mate or mariners
  • Using as an instrument; by means of.
  • * 1430? , “The Love of Jesus” in Hymns to the Virgin and Christ , ed. (Frederick James Furnivall), 1867, p.26
  • Þirle my soule with þi spere anoon,
  • * 1619 , (Francis Beaumont) and (John Fletcher), A King and no King , Act IV
  • you have paid me equal, Heavens, / And sent my own rod to correct me with
  • * 1620 , (William Bradford). Of Plymouth Plantation [http://narcissus.umd.edu:8080/eada/html/display.jsp?docs=bradford_history.xml&action=show]
  • They had cut of his head upon the cudy of his boat had not the man reskued him with a sword,
  • * 1677 , (w), The plain-dealer , Prologue
  • And keep each other company in spite, / As rivals in your common mistress, fame, / And with faint praises one another damn;
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Stephen P. Lownie], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/david-m-pelz David M. Pelz
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Stents to Prevent Stroke , passage=As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.}}
  • (obsolete) As nourishment, more recently replaced by on.
  • * , IV-iii
  • I am fain to dine and sup with water and bran.
  • Having, owning.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author= Stephen P. Lownie], [http://www.americanscientist.org/authors/detail/david-m-pelz David M. Pelz
  • , magazine=(American Scientist), title= Stents to Prevent Stroke , passage=As we age, the major arteries of our bodies frequently become thickened with plaque, a fatty material with an oatmeal-like consistency that builds up along the inner lining of blood vessels.}}
    Derived terms
    * withness * with it
    Synonyms
    * * (medicine)
    Antonyms
    * without

    Adverb

    (-)
  • (Midwestern US) along, together with others/group etc.
  • Do you want to come with?

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • * King James Bible
  • And Samson said unto her, If they bind me with seven green withs that were never dried, then shall I be weak, and be as another man.

    Statistics

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    accompany

    English

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To go with or attend as a companion or associate; to keep company with; to go along with.
  • * 1804 :
  • The Persian dames, […] / In sumptuous cars, accompanied his march.
  • * 1581 , (Philip Sidney), An Apology of Poetry, or a Defense of Poesy , Book I:
  • They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
  • * 1979 , (Thomas Babington Macaulay), The History of England :
  • He was accompanied by two carts filled with wounded rebels.
  • To supplement with; add to.
  • * , chapter=5
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=He was thinking; but the glory of the song, the swell from the great organ, the clustered lights, […], the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.}}
  • (senseid)(music) To perform an accompanying part or parts in a composition.
  • (music) To perform an accompanying part next to another instrument.
  • (obsolete) To associate in a company; to keep company.
  • * (rfdate) Holland:
  • Men say that they will drive away one another, […] and not accompany together.
  • (obsolete) To cohabit (with).
  • (obsolete) To cohabit with; to coexist with; occur with.
  • (the obsolete cases)

    Usage notes

    (to go with) Persons are said to be accompanied by', and inanimate objects, state or condition is said to be accompanied ' with .
    Synonyms
    * (go with) attend, escort, go with :* We accompany those with whom we go as companions. The word imports an equality of station. :* We attend those whom we wait upon or follow. The word conveys an idea of subordination . :* We escort those whom we attend with a view to guard and protect . :*: A gentleman accompanies' a friend to some public place; he '''attends''' or ' escorts a lady.