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Definition of the noun accessary
What does accessary mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accessaries
- someone who helps another person commit a crime
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonym of accessary: accessory
- more generic words: criminal / crook / felon / malefactor / outlaw = someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
- more specific terms:
- abetter / abettor = one who helps or encourages or incites another
- accessory after the fact = a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony
- accessory before the fact = a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration
- accessory during the fact = a person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it
- partner in crime / collaborator / confederate / henchman = someone who assists in a plot
Alternative definition of the noun accessary
- [legal] Someone who accedes to some act, now especially a crime; one who contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
Definition of the adjective accessary
What does accessary mean as an attribute of a noun?
Alternative definition of the adjective accessary
- [legal] Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory.
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A new Law Dictionary ... to which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, etc (1846)
ACCESSARY. A person guilty of a felonious offence, not by being the actor, or actual perpetrator of the crime, nor by being present at its performance, but by being someway concerned therein, either before or after its commission. If before its ...
A New Law Dictionary (1847)
Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and Phrases as Occur in the Works of Legal Authors, in the Practice of the Courts, and in the Parliamentary Proceedings of the Houses of Lords and Commons; to which is Added an Outline of an Action at Law and of a Suit in Equity by Henry James Holthouse
ACCESSARY AFTER. THE Fsc'r. See tit. Accessory. Acosssanv BEFORE THE FACT. See tit. Accessory. AccEssroN (Property by). See tit. Occupancy. ' ACCOLLADE , (Accollen, Collum Amplecti). A ceremony used- in knighthood, by the king's ...
The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal
ACCESSARY ACCOUNT state of mind may have been, whereas an accession of any of them can only mean a heightened degree of the one that already existed ; our forces have had no accession, have not been augmented in numbers, ...
by John Jane Smith Wharton
An accessary before the fact is one, who being absent at the time of the commission of the felony, yet procures, counsels, or commands another to ...
British Encyclopedia (1819)
Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge by William Nicholson
See Excnarzon ACCESSARY, or Accrssonr, in common law, is chiefly used for a person guilty of a felonious offence, not pr'mcipally, but by participation; as, by advice, command, or concealment. There are two kinds of accessaries = before the ...
For the Use of Students, the Legal Profession, and the Public by Archibald Brown
ACCESSARY. A person guilty of a felonious offence, not by being the actor, or actual perpetrator, of the crime, nor by being present at its performance, but by being some way concerned therein, either before or after its commission. If ho has ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1S1S1A1R1Y4
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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