(noun, adjective)


1. aiding and abetting in a crime

- he was charged with being accessory to the crime

Similar word(s): supportive, accessary

2. furnishing added support

Similar word(s): supportive, adjunct, adjuvant, ancillary, appurtenant, auxiliary


1. clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

Similar word(s): accouterment, accoutrement

Definition categories: man–made, clothing, habiliment, vesture, wear, wearable

2. a supplementary component that improves capability

Similar word(s): appurtenance, supplement

Definition categories: man–made, component, constituent, element

3. someone who helps another person commit a crime

Similar word(s): accessary

Definition categories: person, criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw