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accessory

adjective

accessory

noun

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 accoutrement (or accouterment), adapter (also 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

  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 abettor (also abetter), accomplice (also accessary), cohort, confederateRelated Words collaborationist, collaborator, informant, informer; evidence, state's evidence; companion, comrade, crony, henchman, partner; conspirator, plotter, traitor; gangster, mobster, racketeer

Variants of accessory

also

accessary



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