Definition of Accessory:

  1. Law: One who, in addition to the principal culprit, is connected with a crime or offense. See also accessory before the fact and accessory after the fact.

  2. Contributing to or aiding an activity or process in a minor way; subsidiary or supplementary.

  3. Someone who gives assistance to the perpetrator of a crime, without directly committing it, sometimes without being present.

  4. General: Goods or equipment used by an organization to facilitate or enhance operations. Although used in production, marketing, or administrative activities, accessories do not form a part of the final product.

  5. A thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive.

Synonyms of Accessory

Accomplice, Partner in crime, Abetter, Associate, Confederate, Collaborator, Fellow conspirator, Henchman, Conniver, Additional, Extra, Supplementary, Supplemental, Auxiliary, Ancillary, Secondary, Subsidiary, Supportive, Assisting, Reserve, Complementary, Further, More, Add-on, Attachment, Extra, Addition, Add-on, Retrofit, Adjunct, Appendage, Appurtenance, Component, Additional component, Fitment, Supplement, A party to, Abettor, Accessary, Accession, Accessories, Accident, Accidental, Accompaniment, Accompanying, Accomplice, Accomplice in crime, Accretion, Addenda, Addendum, Additament, Addition, Additional, Additive, Additory, Additum, Adjunct, Adjuvant, Adscititious, Adventitious, Aide, Ancillary, Annex, Annexation, Another, Appanage, Appanages, Appendage, Appendages, Appendant, Appendix, Appointments, Appurtenance, Appurtenances, Appurtenant, Ascititious, Assistant, 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, Contributory, Copartner, Corollary, Correlative, Cotenant, Coupled, Defendant, Doodad, Engaged, Extension, Extra, 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, Supplement, Supplemental, Supplementary, Surplus, Tailpiece, Things, Trappings, Tributary, Twin, Ulterior, Undergirding, Unessential, Witness

How to use Accessory in a sentence?

  1. She was charged as an accessory to murder.
  2. Some products will also have an accessory and they can really boost your bottom line if people want them also.
  3. I could not go out to the public because I was missing an accessory and I felt naked without it.
  4. The accessory to the crime was a party that was not present in the court house that day so they could not testify.
  5. Functionally the maxillae are a pair of accessory jaws.
  6. A range of bathroom accessories.

Meaning of Accessory & Accessory Definition