from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To furnish with accessories: accessorized my outfit with a matching watch.
  • intransitive v. To wear or select accessories: accessorizes according to the latest fashions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. or (intransitive) To furnish with accessories.
  • v. To wear, or to choose accessories.


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