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accoutrement

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of accoutrement

  1. 1 something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment <this vacuum cleaner has all of the accoutrements for cleaning furniture as well as floors> Synonyms accessory (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, attachment, optionRelated 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, trimmingNear Antonyms essential, necessity, requirement, requisite

  2. 2 accoutrements or accouterments pl  items needed for the performance of a task or activity <has all the accoutrements that the home pastry chef could ever want> Synonyms accoutrements (or accouterments), apparatus, gear, hardware, kit [chiefly British], material(s), matériel (or materiel), outfit, paraphernalia, stuff, tackleRelated Words accessories, appurtenances, attachments, fittings; baggage, belongings, impedimenta; appliances, facilities, instruments, machinery, tools; apparel, attire, habiliments, raiment, trappings; armamentarium, armory, arsenal, battery; assets, resources



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accouterment


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