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accessory

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of accessory

  1. available to supply something extra when needed most phone services offer accessory features such as call-waiting Synonyms of accessory accessorial, auxiliary, appurtenant, peripheral, supplemental, supplementaryWords Related to accessory backup, makeshift, substitute; added, additional, another, further; complementary, contributory; adjuvant, assistant, assisting, helping, supportive, tributary; secondary, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary; dispensable, excess, nonessential, superfluous, surplus, unessentialNear Antonyms of accessory basic, fundamental, primary, prime; all-important, essential, imperative, indispensable, integral, necessary, needed, needful, required, requisite, vitalAntonyms of accessory chief, main, principal


accessory

noun
variants: also

accessary

Synonyms and Antonyms of accessory

  1. 1 something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment bought a new car with lots of high-tech accessories Synonyms of accessory accoutrement (or accouterment), adapter (also adaptor), add-on, adjunct, appendage, appliance, attachment, option Words Related to accessory 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 of accessory essential, necessity, requirement, requisite

  2. 2 one associated with another in wrongdoing two accessories, the driver of the getaway car and the dishonest bank teller, were charged in the robbery case Synonyms of accessory abettor (also abetter), accomplice (also accessary), cohort, confederateWords Related to accessory collaborationist, collaborator, informant, informer; evidence, state's evidence; companion, comrade, crony, henchman, partner; conspirator, plotter, traitor; gangster, mobster, racketeer



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