accessory (n.)

  1. clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

    [ Syn: accoutrement , accouterment ]

  2. a supplementary component that improves capability

    [ Syn: appurtenance , supplement , add-on ]

  3. someone who helps another person commit a crime

    [ Syn: accessary ]

    accessory (adj.)

  1. aiding and abetting in a crime; he was charged with being accessory to the crime

    [ Syn: accessary ]

  2. furnishing added support; an ancillary pump; an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism; The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other

    [ Syn: adjunct , ancillary , adjuvant , appurtenant , auxiliary ]

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