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Accompaniment vs. Supplement

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Accompanimentnoun

(music) A part, usually performed by instruments, that gives support or adds to the background in music, or adds for ornamentation; also, the harmony of a figured bass.

‘Brooks performed a saxophone solo on stage, with Robert as accompaniment on the bass.’;

Supplementnoun

Something added, especially to make up for a deficiency.

Accompanimentnoun

That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.

‘A side salad is a common accompaniment to a main dish.’;

Supplementnoun

An extension to a document or publication that adds information, corrects errors or brings up to date.

Accompanimentnoun

That which accompanies; something that attends as a circumstance, or which is added to give greater completeness to the principal thing, or by way of ornament, or for the sake of symmetry.

Supplementnoun

An additional section of a newspaper devoted to a specific subject.

Accompanimentnoun

an event or situation that happens at the same time as or in connection with another

Supplementnoun

(geometry) An angle that, when added to a given angle, makes 180°; a supplementary angle.

Accompanimentnoun

a subordinate musical part; provides background for more important parts

Supplementnoun

A vitamin, herbal extract or chemical compound ingested to meet dietary deficiencies or enhance muscular development.

Accompanimentnoun

the act of accompanying someone or something in order to protect them

Supplementverb

To provide or make a supplement to something.

Accompaniment

Accompaniment is the musical part which provides the rhythmic and/or harmonic support for the melody or main themes of a song or instrumental piece. There are many different styles and types of accompaniment in different genres and styles of music.

Supplementnoun

That which supplies a deficiency, or meets a want; a store; a supply.

Supplementnoun

That which fills up, completes, or makes an addition to, something already organized, arranged, or set apart; specifically, a part added to, or issued as a continuation of, a book or paper, to make good its deficiencies or correct its errors.

Supplementnoun

The number of degrees which, if added to a specified arc, make it 180°; the quantity by which an arc or an angle falls short of 180 degrees, or an arc falls short of a semicircle.

Supplementverb

To fill up or supply by addition; to add something to.

‘Causes of one kind must be supplemented by bringing to bear upon them a causation of another kind.’;

Supplementnoun

textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

Supplementnoun

a quantity added (e.g. to make up for a deficiency)

Supplementnoun

a supplementary component that improves capability

Supplementverb

add as a supplement to what seems insufficient;

‘supplement your diet’;

Supplementverb

serve as a supplement to;

‘Vitamins supplemented his meager diet’;

Supplementverb

add to the very end;

‘He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language’;

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