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noun 
  1. (rare) A cooperator.
Quotations
  • Success unto our valiant general, And happiness to his 'accomplices! - Shakespeare, Henry VI Part I, V-ii
    1. An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.
Quotations
  • And thou, the cursed of his treason. - Johnson
  • Note: It is followed by with or of before a person and by in (or sometimes of) before the crime; as, A was an accomplice with B in the murder of C. Dryden uses it with to before a thing.
    Quotations
  • Suspected for to the fire. - Dryden
  • Translations: 
    • Dutch: medeplichtige m,f, handlanger
    • French: complice
    • German: Mittí¤ter
      (trans-mid)
    • Italian: accomplice, correo
    • Spanish: cómplice
      (trans-bottom)
    Etymology: Ac- (perhaps for the article a or for Latin ad) + English complice. See complice


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