accessory – Wiktionary

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etymology 1 [edit ]

beginning attested in 1550s. From Middle English accessorie, from Medieval Latin accessōrius, from Latin accessor ( “ benefactor, subordinate ” ), from accessus. Compare access, from same root .

adjective [edit ]

accessory ( comparative more accessory, superlative most accessory )

  1. Having a secondary, supplementary or subordinate function by accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; being additional; contributing or being contributory. Said of things and actions, very rarely of people (and then usually in a humorous version of the legal sense [or due to confusion between the noun and the adjective]).
    accessory garments
    Surprise parties succeed with the help of accessory neighbors or colleagues.
  2. (law ) Assisting a crime without actually participating in committing the crime itself; being connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal
    Her actions were clearly accessory because they helped him commit and probably also conceal the crime.
  3. Present in a minor amount, and not essential.
    accessory mineral
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  • ( having a secondary affair ) : accompanyingcontributoryauxiliarysubsidiarysubservientadditionalacceding
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assisting a crime

  • Albanian: bashkëfajtor(sq) molarity, bashkëfajtore fluorine
  • Arabic: مساعد(ar)
  • Bulgarian: съучастнически ( sǎučastničeski )
  • Dutch: medeplichtig(nl)
  • Finnish: avustava(fi)
  • Greek: συνεργός(el) megabyte or f ( synergós )
  • Icelandic: vitorðsmaður m
  • Norwegian:
    Bokmål: meddelaktigmedskyldig
  • Persian: همدست(fa) ( hamdast ), شریک‌جرم ( šarīk-jorm )
  • Polish: pomocnictwo(pl) newton
  • Portuguese: cúmplice(pt)
  • Russian: соуча́ствующий(ru) ( součástvujuščij )
  • Spanish: cómplice(es)

present in a minor sum

  • Finnish: aksessorinen(fi) ( in mineralogy )

etymology 2 [edit ]

  • ( legal ) : First attested in 1414.
  • ( fashion ) : First attested in 1896.

noun [edit ]

accessory ( plural accessories )

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  • → Hebrew: אַקְסֵסוֹרִי ( aksésori )
  • → Japanese: アクセサリー ( akusesarī )
  • → Korean: 액세서리 ( aekseseori )
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contributor to an umbrage

  • Bulgarian: съуча́стник(bg) megabyte ( sǎučástnik )
  • Chinese:
    Mandarin: 幫兇(zh)帮凶(zh) ( bāngxiōng )
  • Dutch: medeplichtige(nl) m or degree fahrenheit, handlanger(nl) thousand, handlangster degree fahrenheit
  • Finnish: avunantaja
  • German: Komplize(de) molarity, Handlanger(de) meter
  • Greek: συνεργός(el) thousand or degree fahrenheit ( synergós )
  • Norwegian:
    Bokmål: medhjelper molarity
  • Polish: współsprawca meter pers
  • Portuguese: cúmplice(pt) molarity or farad
  • Romanian: complice(ro) meter
  • Russian: соуча́стник(ru) m ( součástnik ), соуча́стница(ru) fluorine ( součástnica )
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: саучесник megabyte, суучесник megabyte
    Roman: saučesnik meter, suučesnik(sh) megabyte
  • Spanish: cómplice(es) m or f
  • Swedish: medbrottsling(sv) c, medhjälpare(sv) c

inessential partially in a knead of art

  • Finnish: koriste(fi)
  • French: accessoire(fr) thousand
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.

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  • Interlingua: (please verify) accessorio
  • Italian: (please verify) accessorio(it) megabyte
  • Romanian: (please verify) accesoriu(ro) north
  • Swedish: (please verify) tillbehör(sv)

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