Synonyms for accomplice

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kom-plis
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkɒm plɪs

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Définition of accomplice

Origin :
  • 1580s (earlier complice, late 15c.), from Old French complice "a confederate," from Late Latin complicem (nominative complex) "partner, confederate," from Latin complicare "fold together" (see complicate). With parasitic a- on model of accomplish, etc., or perhaps by assimilation of indefinite article in phrase a complice.
  • noun helper, especially in committing a crime
Example sentences :
  • The physician's accomplice, undertaker's benefactor and grave worm's provider.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • She might be an accomplice, but she must have had a principal—and who could that principal be?
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The cornet hesitated for a little, and then told his uncle the name of his accomplice.
  • Extract from : « Henry Dunbar » by M. E. Braddon
  • As he had said, the idea of having an accomplice relieved him.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • I was going to bring trouble and disgrace upon you also as my comrade and accomplice.
  • Extract from : « The Christian » by Hall Caine
  • The witness remembered how at the inquiry the defendant Ray had defended his accomplice.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • But if he had no accomplice, who were the two men who watched the destruction of La Liberté?
  • Extract from : « The Destroyer » by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • I know enough of law to understand that Mary would be had as accomplice.
  • Extract from : « The Return of Sherlock Holmes » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Nay, I believe I must share in the crime and the penalty, for I was an accomplice throughout.
  • Extract from : « The Pioneers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The first wife who bore my name was my accomplice, the second was a poisoner.
  • Extract from : « The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2) » by Alexandre Dumas pre

Antonyms for accomplice

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