ac·ces·so·ry /ɪkˈsɛs(ə)rɪ, æk-/ 形容詞
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.”
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.
Syn: -- Abettor; accomplice; ally; coadjutor. See Abettor.
Ac·ces·so·ry a. 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 orhoëpists place the accent on the first syllable.
Syn: -- Accompanying; contributory; auxiliary; subsidiary; subservient; additional; acceding.
adj : 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" [syn: adjunct, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant,
n 1: clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main
clothing [syn: accoutrement, accouterment]
2: a supplementary component that improves capability [syn: appurtenance,
3: someone who helps another person commit a crime [syn: accessary]