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For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It's an accessory.
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Meaning of "accessory" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ACCESSORY

From Late Latin accessōrius: see access.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ACCESSORY

accessory  [əkˈsɛsərɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACCESSORY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Accessory can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ACCESSORY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Accessory

Accessory may refer to: ▪ Accessory, a person who assists a criminal ▪ Accessory, with members Dirk Steyer and Ivo Lottig ▪ Fashion accessory, i.e. an item used to complement a fashion or style ▪ Video game accessory, a piece of hardware used in conjunction with a video game console for playing video games ▪ Accessory bone ▪ Accessory muscle ▪ Accessory nucleus, in anatomy, a cranial nerve nucleus ▪ Accessory nerve ▪ Accessory suite, a secondary dwelling on a parcel of land ▪ Rental accessories and attachments, accessories used in the rental industry ▪ Cable accessories for connecting and terminating cables ▪ Accessories, a compilation album from Dutch alternative rock band The Gathering...

Definition of accessory in the English dictionary

The first definition of accessory in the dictionary is a supplementary part or object, as of a car, appliance, etc. Other definition of accessory is a small accompanying item of dress, esp of women's dress. Accessory is also a person who incites someone to commit a crime or assists the perpetrator of a crime, either before or during its commission.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACCESSORY


accessary
əkˈsɛsərɪ
adversary
ˈædvəsərɪ
anniversary
ˌænɪˈvɜːsərɪ
brasserie
ˈbræsərɪ
chancery
ˈtʃɑːnsərɪ
compulsory
kəmˈpʌlsərɪ
cursory
ˈkɜːsərɪ
dispensary
dɪˈspɛnsərɪ
glossary
ˈɡlɒsərɪ
grocery
ˈɡrəʊsərɪ
intercessory
ˌɪntəˈsɛsərɪ
multisensory
ˌmʌltɪˈsɛnsərɪ
necessary
ˈnɛsɪsərɪ
patisserie
pəˈtiːsərɪ
pessary
ˈpɛsərɪ
possessory
pəˈzɛsərɪ
rotisserie
rəʊˈtɪsərɪ
sensory
ˈsɛnsərɪ
sorcery
ˈsɔːsərɪ
unnecessary
ʌnˈnɛsɪsərɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACCESSORY

accessariness
accessary
accessibility
accessible
accessible to
accessibleness
accessibly
accession
accession number
accessional
accessorial
accessories
accessorily
accessoriness
accessorise
accessorius
accessorize
accessory fruit
accessory nerve
accessory shoe

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACCESSORY

advisory
conclusory
delusory
derisory
dimissory
dismissory
dispossessory
extrasensory
illusory
neurosensory
precursory
promissory
provisory
remissory
rescissory
responsory
somatosensory
suasory
supervisory
suspensory

Synonyms and antonyms of accessory in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ACCESSORY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «accessory» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of accessory

Translation of «accessory» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ACCESSORY

Find out the translation of accessory to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of accessory from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «accessory» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

附件
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

complemento
570 millions of speakers

English

accessory
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गौण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُلْحَق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аксессуар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acessório
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আনুষঙ্গিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accessoire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Aksesori
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zubehör
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

付属物
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

부속물
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Aksesoris
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phụ kiện
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துணை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऍक्सेसरीसाठी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aksesuar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

accessorio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

akcesoria
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аксесуар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

accesoriu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξάρτημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

accessory
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

accessoar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tilbehør
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of accessory

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCESSORY»

The term «accessory» is very widely used and occupies the 7.083 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACCESSORY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about accessory

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10 QUOTES WITH «ACCESSORY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word accessory.
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Jourdan Dunn
I am not big on jewelry, but I do love hats as an accessory, specifically snap backs and beanies.
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Harold Evans
The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth.
3
Nina Garcia
I'm all about the high heel; I think it's the sexiest accessory ever made, including lingerie.
4
Hannah Kearney
Because we always have to wear a uniform to compete, my teammates and I look the exact same. My belt is the only accessory that I get to choose. I usually wear a yellow cloth belt with cherries or a leather belt with a beautiful tree buckle that I got at a thrift store.
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Chelsea Leyland
Wear an unusual accessory to complete your outfit.
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Marina and the Diamonds
I have quite a lot of plastic sunglasses. It's just a nice accessory, it adds a final thing, and it's my favorite way of figuring an outfit.
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Julia Roberts
I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory.
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Lucille Roybal-Allard
The federal government should not be an accessory to the unconstitutional actions of the Arizona state government. By continuing to work with Arizona police departments operating under SB 1070, the Department is implicitly condoning the shameful tactics authorized by the new law.
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Jill Scott
For me, hair is an accoutrement. Hair is jewelry. It's an accessory.
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Jessica Simpson
At school my boobs were bigger than all my friends' and I was afraid to show them. Now, I feel they make my outfits look better. They're like an accessory.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACCESSORY»

Discover the use of accessory in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to accessory and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino
Professional Android Open Accessory Programming with Arduino: Reviews the various options available for connecting an Arduino-based prototype to an Android phone Covers the basics of data communication and introduces MQTT Guides you through ...
Andreas Goransson, David Cuartielles Ruiz, 2013
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The Sewing Machine Accessory Bible: Get the Most Out of Your ...
Explains which sewing-machine accessories to use when , with the aim of saving time, creating beautiful embellishments, working with difficult-to-handle fabrics and much more. Original.
Wendy Gardiner, Lorna Knight, 2011
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100 Years of Bicycle Component and Accessory Design: ...
First published 1983 in Japan by Mr. Noguchi, president of Joto Ringyo, the illustrations in this book have given inspiration to many modern component and accessory designers, proving the wisdom of the ancient Chinese proverb quoted by the ...
Van Der Plas Publications, Nogachi, 1999
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Immune System Accessory Cells
The book also presents a chapter describing the phylogenetic aspects of accessory functions, which traces the first accessory cells during the evolution of living matter.
Lubor Fornusek, Vaclav Vetvicka, 1992
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Computer numerical control accessory devices
Focusing on practical solutions to on-the-job problems, this book offers mechanical and industrial engineers and technicians information on numerous accessory devices that can be used to greatly enhance the performance of matching ...
Mike Lynch, 1994
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Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, Accessory Sex Glands
This volume thus fills a void and serves as an indispensable corollary and companion to the two volumes that have already appeared on gametology in the series.
K. G. Adiyodi, Rita G. Adiyodi, 1988
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Building iPhone OS Accessories: Use the iPhone Accessories ...
This book provides a serious, in-depth look at Apple’s External Accessory framework and the iPhone Accessories API.
Ken Maskrey, 2010
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The ECG: A Two-Step Approach to Diagnosis
Based on electrophysiologic studies the accessory pathway (AP) may be located anywhere along the AV groove or in the septum (Figure 24.3). The most frequent localizations are left lateral (5o%), posteroseptal (3o%), right anteroseptal ...
Marc Gertsch, 2003
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Foot and Ankle: Core Knowledge in Orthopaedics
A type 3 is an accessory navicular that has fused with the native navicular. ○ Generally, the accessory navicular does not ossify until the age of 9, and in about 50% of cases will fuse to the navicular. Normally, an accessory navicular is not ...
Christopher W. DiGiovanni, Justin Greisberg, 2007
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Atlas of Mammography
If there is incomplete regression or dispersion of the milk streak, there is accessory mammary tissue present in the adult, which occurs in 2% to 6% of women (1). Accessory breast tissue, particularly in the axillary area, that is separate from the ...
Ellen Shaw De Paredes, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACCESSORY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term accessory is used in the context of the following news items.
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6 Ways To Wear Body Jewelry (aka The Coolest Accessory For …
Give me flash tats, give me crop tops, give me jelly sandals. There's always one overarching trend everyone has to try for themselves during the ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
2
Stylish monsoon accessory
Coming at a price of $565 (Rs 35,851), this 17-inch long sleek-water-repellant monsoon accessory comes with its own carrying case. In a clear ... «The Asian Age, Jul 15»
3
LiquidApps Conducting Crowdfunding Campaign For New Dive …
LiquidApps have launched a Kickstarter campaign for the DiveMate Fusion, an accessory that connects dive computers to a diver's tablet. «DeeperBlue.com, Jul 15»
4
Meet the accessory Sony built for Nintendo that spawned the …
If you're unfamiliar with the history of gaming, you may not know that the original idea for the PlayStation came from a failed venture between ... «Wii U Daily, Jul 15»
5
Charge on the go: Irvine iPhone accessory startup Peri ramps up …
The GoCharge: The $19.99 to $24.99 device is a power bank with a charging cable. It recharges devices in three hours and comes in black and ... «OCRegister, Jul 15»
6
Black Twitter Clowns Urban Outfitters For Overpriced Hair Accessory
Known for taking clothing designs or accessories from various cultures and making it “trendy,” Urban Outfitters now has the hair accessory, but ... «Madame Noire, Jul 15»
7
Gun-shaped cell phone case: harmless fun or dangerous accessory?
A New Jersey prosecutor took to Facebook to caution residents that a new cellphone case shaped like a gun is 'not a cool product or a good ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
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Former S.S Sergeant Faces 300000 Counts Of Accessory To Murder
The former S.S Sergeant appeared in a German court, Tuesday, charged with 300,000 counts of being an accessory to murder. Oskar Groening ... «9&10 News, Jul 15»
9
Accessory dwellings OK'ed in Sherman
SHERMAN - Property owners in Sherman will be able to build accessory apartments and dwellings to provide small-scale housing for but not ... «Danbury News Times, Jun 15»
10
Beer accessory of the day: Hydro Flask growler
If you're a fan of craft beer and also enjoy the outdoors, you're all too aware of the problems inherent in camping — much less hiking — with full ... «Los Angeles Times, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Accessory [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/accessory>. Oct 2019 ».
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