Synonyms for accomplices

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

Top 10 synonyms for accomplices Other synonyms for the word accomplices

Définition of accomplices

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 :
  • And had not their accomplices also, whose names must have been declared, as much to fear?
  • Extract from : « The Phantom World » by Augustin Calmet
  • But Kit had planned that, if discovered, the girl should apparently have no accomplices.
  • Extract from : « The Treasure Trail » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • I am resolved to trace out to the very last who are the accomplices in this guilt.
  • Extract from : « Gerald Fitzgerald » by Charles James Lever
  • Your accomplices have abandoned you to me because I am still somebody to be reckoned with.
  • Extract from : « An Outcast of the Islands » by Joseph Conrad
  • Several other officials were imprisoned with him as accomplices in his crimes.
  • Extract from : « The Philippine Islands » by John Foreman
  • The monarch of France and the Duke of York were his accomplices.
  • Extract from : « The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844 » by Various
  • Flight, or treachery to his accomplices, alone remained to him.
  • Extract from : « Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15) » by Charles Morris
  • You should; your accomplices used one on my father's secretary.
  • Extract from : « The Cosmic Computer » by Henry Beam Piper
  • Ever since the 2nd of December there have been no office-holders in France, there have been only accomplices.
  • Extract from : « Napoleon the Little » by Victor Hugo
  • They had accomplices and friends in nearly every little placita of the country.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Outlaw » by Emerson Hough

Antonyms for accomplices

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