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Definition of the noun accessary

What does accessary mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: accessaries

  1. someone who helps another person commit a crime

Alternative definition of the noun accessary

noun

  1. [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?

adjective

  1. aiding and abetting in a crime

Alternative definition of the adjective accessary

adjective

  1. [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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Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2000)

by Adrian Room

' accessary see accessory accession see access accessory/accessary Accessory is the normal spelling of the word to mean ...

Google previewA Compendious Law Dictionary. Containing Both an Explanation of the Terms and the Law Itself, Intended for the Use of the Country Gentleman, the Merchant, and the Professional Man (1803)

by Thomas Potts (of Chiswick.)

Accessary before the fact, is one, who although absent at the time the felony was committed, doth yet procure, counsel, or abet another to commit a felony. An accessary before, is a greater offender than an accessary after; and therefore, ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law (1874)

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 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (1994)

by Henry Watson Fowler

ACCESSARY ACCOUNT state of mind may have been, whereat on occasion of any of them can only mean a heightened degree of the one that already existed; our force* have had no occasion, have not been augmented in numbers, have ...

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

ACCESSARY ACCESSORY CONTRACT from arrest, trial, conviction, or punishment, are accessaries. Pen. Code Dak. ยง 28. An accessary after the fact is a person who, knowing a felony to have been committed by another, receives, relieves, ...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewA new Law Dictionary ... to which is added an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, etc (1846)

by Henry James HOLTHOUSE

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 ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

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 ...

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