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ac·ces·so·ry

accessory

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk se s ri [or] ek se s ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: accessories, accessaries
definition 1: an item added on to something else to make it prettier, more complete, or more useful.
I borrowed her purse and earrings because I needed some accessories that matched my outfit.The sun roof and stereo are accessories you have to pay extra for.
synonyms:
accompaniment, attachment
similar words:
addition, decoration, extra, ornament
definition 2: a person who helps another person break the law but does not actually commit the crime.
He was an accessory in the bank robbery.
antonyms:
principal
similar words:
accomplice, confederate, conspirer, participant, partner