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Synonyms for accomplice
əˈkɒm plɪsac·com·plice

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Wiktionary

  1. accomplicenoun

    Synonyms:
    accessory, assistant, coadjutor, associate, abettor, confederate, ally, promoter

  2. accomplicenoun

    A cooperator.

    Synonyms:
    coadjutor, promoter, ally, accessory, associate, abettor, assistant, confederate

  3. accomplicenoun

    An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.

    Synonyms:
    accessory, ally, assistant, abettor, promoter, associate, coadjutor, confederate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accomplice

    Colleague is used always in a good sense, associate and coadjutor generally so; ally, assistant, associate, attendant, companion, helper, either in a good or a bad sense; abetter, accessory, accomplice, confederate, almost always in a bad sense. Ally is oftenest used of national and military matters, or of some other connection regarded as great and important; as, allies of despotism. Colleague is applied to civil and ecclesiastical connections; members of Congress from the same State are colleagues, even though they may be bitter opponents politically and personally. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is near in rank to the Chief Justice. A surgeon's assistant is a physician or medical student who shares in the treatment and care of patients; a surgeon's attendant is one who rolls bandages and the like. Follower, henchman, retainer are persons especially devoted to a chief, and generally bound to him by necessity, fee, or reward. Partner has come to denote almost exclusively a business connection. In law, an abettor (the general legal spelling) is always present, either actively or constructively, at the commission of the crime; an accessory never. An accomplice is usually a principal; an accessory never. If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory. At common law, an accessory implies a principal, and can not be convicted until after the conviction of the principal; the accomplice or abettor can be convicted as a principal. Accomplice and abettor have nearly the same meaning, but the former is the popular, the latter more distinctively the legal term. Compare APPENDAGE; AUXILIARY.

    Synonyms:
    abetter, abettor, accessory, ally, assistant, associate, attendant, coadjutor, colleague, companion, confederate, follower, helper, henchman, participator, partner, retainer

    Antonyms:
    adversary, antagonist, betrayer, chief, commander, enemy, foe, hinderer, instigator, leader, opponent, opposer, principal, rival

    Preposition:
    An accessory to the crime; before or after the fact; the accessories of a figure in a painting.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. accomplice

    Synonyms:
    abettor, confederate, accessory, ally, associate, partner, colleague, coadjutor, assistant, 'particips criminit'

    Antonyms:
    rival, foe, adversary, antagonist

Princeton's WordNet

  1. accomplice, confederatenoun

    a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)

    Synonyms:
    henchman, partner in crime, confederate, collaborator

Matched Categories

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. accomplicenoun

    Synonyms:
    confederate, accessary, abettor, associate (in a crime), PARTICEPS CRIMINIS, SOCIUS CRIMINIS

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. accomplicenoun

    Synonyms:
    abettor, ally, accessory, confederate, particeps criminis

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How to use accomplice in a sentence?

  1. The Talmud:

    Who can protest and does not, is an accomplice in the act.

  2. William Haseltine:

    In this interview Adrian Hill is like a magician who distracts the audience with one shiny object to detract you from the fact that Adrian Hill accomplice is picking your pocket.

  3. Republican Assemblyman Kevin Kiley:

    The conclusion is inescapable that Gavin Newsom is cheating in the recall and this Legislature is his willing accomplice.

  4. Kay Ivey:

    Under Alabama law, someone who helps kill a police officer is just as guilty as the person who directly commits the crime, since 1983, Alabama has executed two individuals for being an accomplice to capital murder.

  5. Volodymyr Zelensky:

    People, children are under the wreckage, atrocity ! How much longer will the world be an accomplice ignoring terror ?


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