noun (plural: accessaries)
- (obsolete): One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
- (obsolete): accompany, Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory.
Etymology: Confer accessory and Late Latin accessarius.
- To both their deaths thou shalt be accessary. - Shakespeare, Richard III, I-iii
- Amongst many secondary and accessary causes that support monarchy, these are not of least reckoning. - Milton
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