accessary


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accessary

(əkˈsɛsərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Law) law a less common spelling of accessory
acˈcessarily adv
acˈcessariness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.accessary - someone who helps another person commit a crimeaccessary - someone who helps another person commit a crime
abetter, abettor - one who helps or encourages or incites another
accessory after the fact - a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony
accessory before the fact - a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration
accessory during the fact - a person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it
collaborator, henchman, partner in crime, confederate - someone who assists in a plot
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Adj.1.accessary - aiding and abetting in a crime; "he was charged with being accessory to the crime"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"