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Synonyms and Antonyms of adapter

  1. something that is not necessary in itself but adds to the convenience or performance of the main piece of equipment <adapters for the food mixer include a meat grinder and an ice cream maker> Synonyms accoutrement (or accouterment), accessory (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

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