1 sth eaten/drunk with food
ADJ. delicious, good, ideal
VERB + ACCOMPANIMENT be, make
PREP. ~ for/to These wines also make a good accompaniment for vegetarian dishes.
2 music played to go with singing, etc.
ADJ. instrumental, musical, orchestral | piano, string, etc.
VERB + ACCOMPANIMENT provide | compose, write
PREP. to the ~ of She sang to the accompaniment of guitars. | with an ~ I prefer to sing with an accompaniment.
3 sth that happens at the same time
ADJ. essential, inevitable, necessary
PREP. to the ~ of The women's medical school opened in 1874, to the accompaniment of much ridicule of ‘lady doctors’. | with the ~ of the market, with its inevitable accompaniment of bustle and noise