Definition Of accessory

noun

a thing that can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive.

a range of bathroom accessories

adjective

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

a range of bathroom accessories

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

functionally the maxillae are a pair of accessory jaws

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

she was charged as an accessory to murder

Example Of accessory

  • A thorough search for accessory spleens is an important step for patients who have hematologic disease (ie, SCD).

  • A zygomatic bone may also be tripartite, possessing extra sutures and accessory bones.

  • Addicted to heroin at 18, she has been in and out of jail since then, the first time for accessory to armed robbery to feed her habit.

  • And if you want the comfort of typing with a full-size keyboard, you can easily add one as an optional accessory .

  • And should she thus be punished in the same way as the actual murderers, as an accessory to the crime?


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