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noun as in ornament; accompanying item; supplementary part

noun as in person peripherally involved in illegal activity

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Wheel spacersWheel spacers are less common, but they’re still a useful and affordable accessory that can make your ATV more stable and less susceptible to getting stuck.

Yet perhaps the most important accessory of all is a graphing calculator.

The company is working on a feature for the new remote similar to Find My iPhone that would make the TV accessory easier to find.

From Fortune

Faulconer’s administration, for instance, argues it has already started dismantling the basis of single-family zoning in recent years by making it easier to build accessory units, or granny flats, on single-family lots.

At the same time, marketers have an opportunity to take that excitement and affinity for their products and convert those customers again into things like add-ons and accessories.

For the dapper gent whose favorite accessory is a strong cocktail.

The wrestling worthy accessory is a bit of a misnomer—there is no cheekily exposed skin in this full-coverage contraption.

Now, one music festival is taking their stance a step further by placing a ban on the questionable accessory.

A shift to the accessory position would have also caused the power steering to suddenly quit.

Adoption of the accessory has even spawned its own fashion subculture.

A valuable accessory to narration is description; in truth, description for its own sake is not frequently found.

Madame d'Infreville understood and appreciated her friend's generosity in thus making herself an accessory to the deed.

At the November term Joseph was convicted as accessory and sentenced to share the same fate.

And it is accordingly by adverbs, and accessory adjectives, that the degrees of comparison are expressed.

So that in France, as in England, the burden of interest was laid no longer upon the art, but upon an accessory circumstance.


On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to accessory, such as: adornment, appliance, component, decoration, accent, and addition.

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