Origin of accomplice
Examples from the Web for accomplice
But everything goes wrong right from the start with one accomplice running out the door, unable to go through with it.Making 'The Dog': The Amazing True Story Behind ‘Dog Day Afternoon’|Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Art can be an accomplice to the process of destroying Eden but is never the sole agent.
Whether Talbot had a Terry Nichols—or any accomplice not secretly working against him—also remains unknown.Far-Right Texas Terrorist Planned Murder And Robbery Spree in the Name of ‘Liberty’|Caitlin Dickson|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A fourth man, Kyle Hartwell, was arrested and charged for being an accomplice.We Should Applaud the World Trade Center Jumpers, Not Prosecute Them|Justin Miller|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Similarly, Mike Rogers has suggested Snowden probably had an accomplice in the NSA giving him information.
Was there a third accomplice—for she thought she could see two spots of deeper blackness by the door—hidden in the house?The Green Satin Gown|Laura E. Richards
Well, I'm sorry to bother you, but I think you'd better be confronted by your accomplice.Sylvia & Michael|Compton Mackenzie
If my ear does not deceive me, your accomplice has opened the doors.Old Fritz and the New Era|Louise Muhlbach
How dare you consider me as an accomplice in your odious designs?Wives and Widows; or The Broken Life|Ann S. Stephens
Or was this woman also an accomplice, and would she remain silent, hidden in the Province?The Crime of the Boulevard|Jules Claretie
British Dictionary definitions for accomplice
Word Origin for accomplice
Word Origin and History for accomplice
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.