accessory accessory  /æk ˈsɛ sə ri/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a supplementary component that improves capability
  2. (n) clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
  3. (adj) aiding and abetting in a crime
  4. (n) someone who helps another person commit a crime
  5. (adj) furnishing added support

Usage(s):

  1. It was offered for a while with a gasoline-burner heater located in the front "trunk," a common but dangerously dumb accessory at the time.
  2. They considered the evidence as sufficient to prove that he knew about and was involved in the preparation of the plan to hijack the planes and is hence guilty of accessory in 246 counts of murder.
  3. Her influence can be seen in the clothing and accessory selections that make it from the runways to the store.

News

  1. Most Wanted: Albert Jamar Bell

    Summerville Police are looking for 19 year old Albert Jamar Bell. Bell is wanted on charges of accessory after the fact of attempted murder and burglary 1st degree. Police say on May 23, 2013, Bell drove an armed gunman to an apartment on Pintail Drive. Investigators say Bell waited outside while a woman was shot during a robbery and later picked up the suspected shooter.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Live 5 News Charleston

  2. Avon Looks At Revising Regulations On In-Law Apartments

    Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Avon Facebook Page The town is considering new regulations that would permit larger accessory – or "in-law" -- apartments in town but put more requirements on homeowners who have them.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford

  3. The NEW CognitiveTPG Spill Guard!

    CognitiveTPG is pleased to introduce a new accessory designed to provide their A798 and A799 receipt printers with an added level of protection from environmental hazards. The easy to install spill guard retails for $20 and offers supplementary defense against daily spills and splashes that are particularly inherent to the hospitality food service industry.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: RetailSolutionsOnline

Quotes

  1. "And there is no favorite designer or accessory as there is Manolo Blahnik for Carrie - there are so many talented and exciting designers, I could not possibly choose one favorite," Parker said Friday, sporting a white petticoat with a black...
    on May 16, 2008 By: Sarah Jessica Parker Source: TheNewsTribune.com

  2. "Guns have gone from the domain of the crack-cocaine dealers to now being an everyday accessory, a fashionable accessory, that young people want to be seen with, unfortunately," said Claudia Webbe, vice chair of an independent panel which...
    on Feb 15, 2007 By: Webbe Source: Washington Post

  3. "With its continued momentum in games, accessories and digital entertainment via our leading online service Xbox LIVE, and record-setting games and accessory attach rates, evidence is everywhere that Xbox 360 is thriving," Bach said.
    on Jan 6, 2008 By: Robbie Bach Source: FOX News

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