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Definition of the noun accomplice
What does accomplice mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: accomplices
- a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)
- examples: He was considered an accomplice. | He was considered to be an accomplice. | They thought that he was an accomplice. | He didn't have any accomplice. | The night is my accomplice. | Night, accomplice of diseases and nightmares. | The police say they know you had an accomplice.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonym of accomplice: confederate
- more generic words: assistant / help / helper / supporter = a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose
- more specific words: steerer / decoy = a beguiler who leads someone into danger
Alternative definition of the noun accomplice
- [rare] A cooperator.
- [legal] An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.
- "Accomplice" is a 1946 black-and-white film. The film, from Producers Releasing Corporation, was shot in four days.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: Walter Colmes
- producer: John K. Teaford
- art direction by Frank Dexter
- written by Irving Elman & Frank Gruber
- Richard Arlen as Simon Lash
- Tom Dugan as Eddie Slocum
- Veda Ann Borg as Joyce Kimball Bonniwell
- Archie Twitchell as Sheriff Rucker
- Marjorie Manners as Evelyn Price
- Earle Hodgins as Jeff Bailey
- Francis Ford as King Connors
- Edward Earle as Jim Bonniwell
- Herbert Rawlinson as Vincent Springer
- Sherry Hall as Ben Castleman
- Bob McKenzie as Barstow Gas Station Attendant
- cinematography by Jock Feindel
- edited by Robert Jahns
- music by Alexander Laszlo
- set decoration by Harry Reif
- genres: Film noir, Mystery, Thriller
- released on (69 years ago)
- "Accomplice": An artist-criminal far from home asks his assistant to pirate a rare videotape before the German Post Office Authorities come to confiscate it.
- Accomplice is a fictional character from the 2009 film Katalin Varga.
- Accomplice is a fictional character from the 1952 film The Narrow Margin.
- Accomplice is a fictional character in the 2012 film Perfect Drug.
- Accomplice is a fictional character from the 1989 film Drugstore Cowboy.
- Accomplice is a fictional film character.
- Accomplice is a fictional film character.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Accomplice
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Rethinking Criminal Law (2000)
by George P. Fletcher
An accomplice is any partner in crime—a co-perpetrator or an accessory. The subject of complicity covers all issues bearing on liability as a perpetrator or an accessory. The agenda before us is to outline three categories of perpetrators and ...
Containing the Laws, Customs, & Regulations, Relative to Trade by Joshua Montefiore
ACCOMPLICE is a person aiding and assisting in any crime. See Accessary. ACCOMPTANT-GENERAL is an officer in the Court of Chancery, who receives and pays all money lodged in that court. All money belonging to wards in the court of ...
by Markus D. Dubber
Being an accomplice means being held legally accountable for another person's conduct, ...
by Carsten Stahn
The accessory/accomplice is the one who contributes to causing the actut reut. The empirical system is a bottom-up system. If you apply it to a complex structure of criminal cooperation, for instance an army, you start with the soldier who killed ...
Vols 1 and 2 by Bamgbose, Olatokunbo John
procuring or aiding and abetting misdemeanors, the question whether a witness for the prosecution is an accomplice is a matter to be decided in the circumstances of each case upon the evidence. Oyesanmi J. Akinlemibola V. COP (1976) 6 ...
by Doris Olin
Your only concern is to minimize your time in jail; in particular, what happens to your accomplice is a matter of indifference to you. It is common knowledge that the prisoners are in exactly symmetrical situations, and that both players are fully ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
•ACCOMPLICE, n. /. [complice, Fr. from a*pkx, a word in ...
by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill
accomplice someone who helps ...
by Jonathan Wallace, Susan Ellis Wild
accomplice n. One who knowingly, voluntarily, or intentionally, and with common intent and criminal purpose shared with the principal offender, solicits or encourages ...
ACCOMPLICE, one that has a ...
by Bryan A. Garner
accomplice; accessory. American writers tend to use accomplice to include all principals and accessories before the fact, but to exclude accessories after the fact. Thus, the word embraces all perpetrators, abettors, and ...
Elucidating the Terms, and General Principles of Law and Equity by Thomas Walter Williams
and any accomplice not proclaimed, who shall discover and apprehend a ny 01 ...
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- Accomplice Meaning
Video shows what accomplice means. A cooperator.. An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an ...
- Vocabulary Made Easy Meaning of Accomplice, Synonyms, Antonyms and its Usage
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Quotes about Accomplice
Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1M3P3L1I1C3E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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