Meaning of ACCESSORY in English


noun ·same·as accessary, ·noun.

2. accessory ·noun that which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate.

3. accessory ·noun anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts.

4. accessory ·adj 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.

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