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English adjective: accessory

1. accessory aiding and abetting in a crime


SamplesHe was charged with being accessory to the crime.


Synonymsaccessary


Similarsupportive


Antonymsunsupportive

2. accessory furnishing added support


SamplesAn ancillary pump.
An adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism.
The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other.


Synonymsadjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary


Similarsupportive


Antonymsunsupportive


English noun: accessory

1. accessory (artifact) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing


Synonymsaccouterment, accoutrement


Broader (hypernym)article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable


Narrower (hyponym)belt, furnishing, trappings

2. accessory (artifact) a supplementary component that improves capability


Synonymsadd-on, appurtenance, supplement


Broader (hypernym)component, constituent, element


Narrower (hyponym)auto accessory, computer accessory, fitting, fixings, trimmings

3. accessory (person) someone who helps another person commit a crime


Synonymsaccessary


Broader (hypernym)criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw


Narrower (hyponym)abetter, abettor, accessory after the fact, accessory before the fact, accessory during the fact, collaborator, confederate, henchman, partner in crime









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