sec·ond·ary /'se-kən-ˌder-ē/ adj1: of second rank, status, importance, or value2: derived from something original or primary3: of, relating to, or being the second order or stage in a seriessec·ond·ar·i·ly /ˌse-kən-'der-ə-lē/ advsec·ond·ar·i·ness /'se-kən-ˌder-ē-nəs/ n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accessory, alternative, ancillary, auxiliary, collateral, contingency, derived, following, indirect, inferior, junior, less important, lesser, minor, secundarius, subaltern, subordinate, subsequent, subsidiary, substitute, unessential, unimportant, vicarious
associated concepts: secondary boycott, secondary evidence, secondary liability
ancillary (subsidiary), circumstantial, collateral (immaterial), contributory, deputy, derivative, extrinsic, incidental, inferior (lower in position), minor, null (insignificant), pendent, peripheral, plenipotentiary, replacement, slight, subaltern, subordinate, subservient, subsidiary, succedaneum, supplementary, unessential
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Coming after something; less important than something else; subsequent.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
adj. Subordinate; not of primary importance; subsequent.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.