Definition of Accessory. Meaning of Accessory. Synonyms of Accessory

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Definition of Accessory

Accessory
Accessory Ac*ces"so*ry, n.; pl. Accessories. 1. That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate. ``The aspect and accessories of a den of banditti.' --Carlyle. 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. --Elmes. Syn: Abettor; accomplice; ally; coadjutor. See Abettor.
Accessory
Accessory Ac*ces"so*ry (#; 277), a. [L. accessorius. See Access, and cf. Accessary.] 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. Note: Ash accents the antepenult; and this is not only more regular, but preferable, on account of easiness of pronunciation. Most orho["e]pists place the accent on the first syllable. Syn: Accompanying; contributory; auxiliary; subsidiary; subservient; additional; acceding.

Meaning of Accessory from wikipedia

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- In fashion, an accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to an individual's outfit. Accessories are often chosen to complete an outfit...
- An accessory fruit is a fruit in which some of the flesh is derived not from the floral ovary but from some adjacent tissue exterior to the carpel. Accessory...
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- The accessory nerve, also known as the eleventh cranial nerve, cranial nerve XI, or simply CN XI, is a cranial nerve that supplies the sternocleidomastoid...
- An accessory spleen is a small nodule of splenic tissue found apart from the main body of the spleen. Accessory spleens are found in approximately 10 percent...
- "bond" or "rope"), also spelled iqal, egal or igal, is an Arab men's accessory. It is a black cord, worn doubled, used to keep a ghutrah in place on...
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- human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract plus the accessory organs of digestion (the tongue, salivary glands, pancreas, liver, and...
- An accessory pathway is an additional electrical connection between two parts of the heart. These pathways can lead to abnormal heart rhythms or arrhythmias...