Accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; additional; connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or contributory; said of persons and things, and, when of persons, usually in a bad sense; as, he was accessory to the riot; accessory sounds in music.
That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate.
Same as Accessary, n.
Anything that enters into a work of art without being indispensably necessary, as mere ornamental parts.
To me, eyewear goes way beyond being a prescription. It's like makeup. It's the most incredible accessory. The shape of a frame or the color of lenses can change your whole appearance. Vera Wang
I enjoy hats. And when one has filthy hair, that is a good accessory. Julia Roberts
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. Jessica Simpson
Wigs have always been a part of my life and have become a staple accessory in my closet. I can remember being a little girl and hearing all the commotion in my house from my mom, aunts and grandmother when picking out their wigs for the day. It was such a good time for them and part of their everyday beauty routine. Sherri Shepherd
The camera cannot lie, but it can be an accessory to untruth. Harold Evans