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APPURTENANCE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does appurtenance mean? 

APPURTENANCE (noun)
  The noun APPURTENANCE has 2 senses:

1. equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
2. a supplementary component that improves capability

  Familiarity information: APPURTENANCE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


APPURTENANCE (noun)


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Meaning:

Equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

appurtenance; paraphernalia; gear

Hypernyms ("appurtenance" is a kind of...):

equipment (an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "appurtenance"):

rigging; tackle (gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails)

rig (gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise)

regalia (paraphernalia indicative of royalty (or other high office))

kit; outfit (gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose)

fishing gear; fishing rig; fishing tackle; rig; tackle (gear used in fishing)

saddlery; stable gear; tack (gear for a horse)


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Meaning:

A supplementary component that improves capability

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

accessory; add-on; appurtenance; supplement

Hypernyms ("appurtenance" is a kind of...):

component; constituent; element (an artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "appurtenance"):

auto accessory (an accessory for an automobile)

computer accessory (an accessory for a computer)

fitting (a small and often standardized accessory to a larger system)

fixings; trimmings (the accessories that normally accompany (something or some activity))


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