Accessory


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accessory (adjective)
available to supply something extra when needed
SYNONYMS:
accessorial, accessory, appurtenant, peripheral, supplemental, supplementary
RELATED WORDS:
backup, makeshift, substitute; added, additional, another, further; complementary, contributory; adjuvant, assistant, assisting, helping, supportive, tributary; secondary, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary; dispensable, excess, nonessential, superfluous, surplus, unessential
NEAR ANTONYMS:
basic, fundamental, primary, prime; all-important, essential, imperative, indispensable, integral, necessary, needed, needful, required, requisite, vital
chief, main, principal
accessory (noun)
1.
something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment
SYNONYMS:
accoutrement ( accouterment), adapter ( adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, attachment, option
RELATED WORDS:
accompaniment, additive, complement, supplement; auxiliary, subsidiary; amenity, doodad, embroidery, extra, filler, frill, incidental, luxury, nonessential, nonnecessity; appurtenances, bells and whistles, equipment, furnishings, habiliment(s), paraphernalia, trappings; adornment, decoration, embellishment, enhancement, garnish, ornament, trim, trimming
NEAR ANTONYMS:
essential, necessity, requirement, requisite
accessory (noun)
2.
one associated with another in wrongdoing
SYNONYMS:
abettor ( abetter), accessory ( accessary), cohort, confederate
RELATED WORDS:
collaborationist, collaborator, informant, informer; evidence, state's evidence; companion, comrade, crony, henchman, partner; conspirator, plotter, traitor; gangster, mobster, racketeer
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