a.1.Accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; additional; connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or contributory; said of persons and things, and, when of persons, usually in a bad sense; as, he was accessory to the riot; accessory sounds in music.
n.1.That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate.
2.(Law) Same as Accessary, n.
3.(Fine Arts) Anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts.
Noun1.Accessoryaccessory - clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
2.accessory - a supplementary component that improves capability
3.accessory - someone who helps another person commit a crime
Synonyms: accessary
Adj.1.accessory - relating to something that is added but is not essential; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"

ACCESSORY, property. Everything which is joined to another thing, as an ornament, or to render it more perfect, is an accessory, and belongs to the principal thing. For example, the halter of a horse, the frame of a picture, the keys of a house, and the like; but a bequest of a house would not carry the furniture in it, as accessory to it. Domat, Lois Civ. Part. 2, liv. 4, tit. 2, s. 4, n. 1. Accesiorium non ducit, sed sequitur principale. Co. Litt. 152, a. Co. Litt. 121, b. note (6). Vide Accession; Adjunction; Appendant; Appurtenances; Appurtenant; Incident.

a party to, abettor, accessary, accession, accessories, accident, accidental, accompaniment, accompanying, accomplice, accomplice in crime, accretion, addenda, addendum, additament, additional, additive, additory, additum, adjunct, adjuvant, adscititious, adventitious, aide, ancillary, annex, annexation, another, appanage, appanages, appendage, appendages, appendant, appendix, appointments, appurtenance, appurtenances, appurtenant, ascititious, assisting, associated, attachment, attendant, attending, augment, augmentation, auxiliary, belongings, casual, choses, choses in action, choses in possession, choses local, choses transitory, circumstantial, coconspirator, coda, cohort, coincident, collaborator, collateral, colleague, combined, complement, component, concomitant, concurrent, confederate, conjoint, conspirator, contingency, contingent, continuation, copartner, corollary, correlative, cotenant, coupled, defendant, doodad, engaged, extension, extrapolation, farther, fellow, fellow conspirator, fixture, fortuitous, fostering, fresh, frill, further, happenstance, helper, helping, implicated, incidental, increase, increment, inessential, instrumental, involved, joined, joint, litigant, litigationist, litigator, material things, mere chance, ministerial, ministering, ministrant, more, movables, mutual, new, nonessential, not-self, nurtural, nutricial, offshoot, other, paired, panel, parallel, paraphernalia, partaker, partaking, participant, participating, participative, participator, participatory, parties litigant, partner, party, pendant, perquisites, personal effects, plaintiff, plus, reinforcement, secondary, serving, shareholder, sharer, sharing, side effect, side issue, simultaneous, socius criminis, spare, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, suitor, superadded, superaddition, superfluous, supernumerary, supervenient, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, tailpiece, things, trappings, tributary, twin, ulterior, undergirding, unessential, witness
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Accessary after the fact
Accessary before the fact
Accessorium non ducit sed sequitur suum principale
Accessorius sequit naturam sui principalis
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accessory after the fact
accessory before the fact
accessory cephalic vein
Accessory contract
Accessory Digestive Organs
accessory during the fact
accessory fruit
accessory hemiazygos vein
accessory hemiazygous vein
accessory nerve
accessory vertebral vein
Accident insurance
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