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paraphernalia

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of paraphernalia

  1. 1 items needed for the performance of a task or activity <mountain-climbing paraphernalia> Synonyms accoutrements (or accouterments), apparatus, gear, hardware, kit [chiefly British], material(s), matériel (or materiel), outfit, equipment, 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

  2. 2 transportable items that one owns <packed up all of their paraphernalia for the move across the country> Synonyms belongings, chattels, duds, effects, gear, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), possession, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsRelated Words treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms immovables, real estate




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