accomplice
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ə.ˈkʌm.plɪs/
  • (America) IPA: /ə.ˈkɑm.pləs/, /ə.ˈkɑm.plɪs/
Noun

accomplice (plural accomplices)

  1. (legal) An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.
    • And thou, the cursed accomplice of his treason.
    • suspected for accomplice to the fire
  2. (rare) A cooperator.
    • William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part I, V-ii
      Success unto our valiant general, And happiness to his accomplices!
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