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Noun: accessory  ak'se-su-ree
  1. Clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    - accoutrement, accouterment [US]
     
  2. A supplementary component that improves capability
    - appurtenance, supplement, add-on, bolt-on
     
  3. Someone who helps another person commit a crime
    - accessary
Adjective: accessory  ak'se-su-ree
  1. Aiding and abetting in a crime
    "he was charged with being accessory to the crime";
    - accessary
     
  2. Furnishing added support
    "an accessory pump";
    - adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary

Derived forms: accessories

See also: supportive

Type of: article of clothing, clothing, component, constituent, criminal, crook, element, felon, habiliment [archaic], malefactor, outlaw, vesture, wear, wearable

Encyclopedia: Accessory