That which belongs to something else; an adjunct; an appendage; an accessory; something annexed to another thing more worthy; in common parlance and legal acceptation, something belonging to another thing as principal, and which passes as incident to it, as a right of way, or other easement to land; a right of common to pasture, an outhouse, barn, garden, or orchard, to a house or messuage. In a strict legal sense, land can never pass as an appurtenance to land.
- Something added to another, more important thing; an appendage. See Synonyms at appendage.
- Equipment, such as clothing, tools, or instruments, used for a specific purpose or task; gear.
- Law A right, privilege, or property that is considered incident to the principal property for purposes such as passage of title, conveyance, or inheritance.