accessorial

adjective ac·ces·so·ri·al \ ˌak-sə-ˈsȯr-ē-əl \

Definition of accessorial

1 :of or relating to an accessory
  • accessorial liability
2 :of, relating to, or constituting an accession :supplementary
  • accessorial services

Examples of accessorial in a Sentence

  1. an accessorial service, such as packing, will add substantially to the moving company's basic fee

Origin and Etymology of accessorial


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accessorial

adjective ac·ces·so·ri·al \ ˌak-sə-ˈsōr-ē-əl \

legal Definition of accessorial

1 :of or relating to an accessory
  • accessorial acts
2 :of lesser importance
  • the principal has the principal or primary duty and the surety an accessorial or a secondary duty
  • Restatement of Security

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