Synonyms for accessories

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ak-ses-uh-ree
Phonetic Transcription : ækˈsɛs ə ri

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Définition of accessories

Origin :
  • also accessary, early 15c. as a legal term in the criminal sense of "one aiding in a crime;" also "that which is subordinate to something else," from Late Latin accessorius, from accessor, agent noun from accedere (see access (n.)). Attested from 1896 as "woman's smaller articles of dress," hence accessorize.
  • noun appurtenances
Example sentences :
  • The furniture and accessories of the altar in pre-Reformation times were numerous.
  • Extract from : « English Villages » by P. H. Ditchfield
  • Are they not after all "accessories after the fact" and equally guilty?
  • Extract from : « From the St. Lawrence to the Yser with the 1st Canadian brigade » by Frederic C. Curry
  • Its accessories for the time being were even more than ordinarily unimpressive.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • His 'accessories,' as the French would call them, are undeniable.
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever
  • It is unmistakably his picture; and he dominates the accessories as much as he did in reality.
  • Extract from : « Holbein » by Beatrice Fortescue
  • It is more likely that both these would incur liability as "accessories after the fact."
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • Strange if Paul were to be tried as principal and the other two as accessories.
  • Extract from : « Oswald Langdon » by Carson Jay Lee
  • And certainly some of its accessories must have been overlooked or forgotten altogether.
  • Extract from : « Peggy Stewart at School » by Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Auxiliary industries, accessories and raw materials have fallen back.
  • Extract from : « The New Society » by Walther Rathenau
  • In any case, the accessories were more considerable than the play itself.
  • Extract from : « The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy » by Jacob Burckhardt

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