That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate, an attachment
the accessories of a mobile phone
The aspect and accessories of a den of banditti. - w:Thomas Carlyle
(context, Clothing) An article that completes one's basic outfit, such as a scarf or gloves.
(context, Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
accessory before the fact
accessory after the fact
(Fine Arts): Anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts. - w:James Elmes
Having a secondary, supplementary or subordinate function by accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; being additional; being connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or being 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.
(context, Law) assist, Assisting a crime without actually participating in committing the crime itself.
A collection or mass.
(geology) A mass of angular volcanic fragments united by heat; distinguished from conglomerate.
verb (agglomerates, agglomerating, agglomerated)
To wind or collect into a ball; hence, to gather into a mass or anything like a mass.
collect, Collected into a ball, heap, or mass.
(aeronautics) the downward slope of an aircraft"s wing