1. A supplementary component; SYN. appurtenance, supplement.
2. Additional clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of one's main clothing (such as belts, scarves, or handbags); SYN. accoutrement, accouterment.
3. Someone who helps another person commit a crime; SYN. accomplice, accessary.
ETYM French détail, from détailler to cut in pieces, tell in detail; pref. dé- (Latin de or dis-) + tailler to cut. Related to Tailor.
1. An isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; SYN. item, point.
2. A small part that can be considered separately from the whole; SYN. particular, item.
3. Extended treatment of particulars.
4. A crew of workers selected for a particular task.