accomplice in crime
index abettor, accessory, coactor, conspirer, copartner (coconspirator)

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  • accomplice — n. 1) an unwitting accomplice 2) an accomplice in, to (an accomplice in crime) * * * [ə kʌmplɪs] to (an accomplice in crime) an unwitting accomplice an accomplice in …   Combinatory dictionary

  • accomplice — Synonyms and related words: a party to, abettor, accessary, accessory, accomplice in crime, ally, assistant, associate, coconspirator, cohort, collaborator, colleague, confederate, conspirator, copartner, cotenant, fellow, fellow conspirator,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • accomplice — ac·com·plice /ə käm pləs, kəm / n [alteration (from incorrect division of a complice ) of complice, from Middle French, associate, from Late Latin complic complex partner, confederate]: one who intentionally and voluntarily participates with… …   Law dictionary

  • accomplice witness — A person who is a witness to a crime and also charged as an accomplice to the same crime. Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009. accomplice witness …   Law dictionary

  • Accomplice — Ac*com plice, n. [Ac (perh. for the article a or for L. ad) + E. complice. See {Complice}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A cooperator. [R.] [1913 Webster] Success unto our valiant general, And happiness to his accomplices! Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) An… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accomplice — • A term generally employed to designate a partner in some form of evildoing Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Accomplice     Accomplice      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Crime in Afghanistan — is present in various forms, and may include the following offenses: murder, contract killing, assassination, kidnapping, drug trafficking, money laundering, fraud, corruption, black marketeering, and other usual crimes. A …   Wikipedia

  • accomplice — [n] helper, especially in committing a crime abettor, accessory, aid, aide, ally, assistant, associate, co conspirator, collaborator, colleague, confederate, conspirator, insider, partner, plant*, stall*; concept 412 Ant. adversary, enemy,… …   New thesaurus

  • accomplice — ► NOUN ▪ a person who helps another commit a crime. ORIGIN from Latin complex allied …   English terms dictionary

  • accomplice — [ə käm′plis] n. [< ME a complice (the article a is merged, infl. by accomplish) < OFr complice < LL complex: see COMPLICE] a person who knowingly participates with another in an unlawful act; partner in crime SYN. ASSOCIATE …   English World dictionary

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