appurtenant

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ap·pur·te·nance

 (ə-pûr′tn-əns)
n.
1. Something associated with another, more important thing; an accessory. See Synonyms at attachment.
2. appurtenances Equipment, such as clothing, tools, or instruments, used for a specific purpose or task; gear.
3. Law A right, privilege, or property that is considered incident to the principal property for purposes such as passage of title, conveyance, or inheritance.

[Middle English appurtenaunce, from Anglo-Norman apurtenance, from Vulgar Latin *appertinentia, from Late Latin appertinēns, appertinent-, present participle of appertinēre, to appertain; see appertain.]

ap·pur′te·nant adj.

appurtenant

(əˈpɜːtɪnənt)
adj
relating, belonging, or accessory
n
(Law) another word for appurtenance

ap•pur•te•nant

(əˈpɜr tn ənt)

adj.
1. subsidiary; auxiliary.
2. constituting a legal appurtenance.
n.
[1350–1400; < Anglo-French; Old French apartenant; present participle of apartenir to belong << Late Latin appertinēre; see appertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appurtenant - furnishing added support; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxiliary to each other"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"