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n, pl -ries
(Law) law a less common spelling of accessory
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|Noun||1.||accessary - someone who helps another person commit a crime|
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
|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"