Accomplice etymology


English word accomplice comes from Latin com-, Latin plicare, Late Latin complic-, and later Latin complico (I complicate. I fold or roll up or together.)

Etymology of accomplice

Detailed word origin of accomplice

Dictionary entry Language Definition
com- Latin (lat)
plicare Latin (lat)
complic- Late Latin (LL)
complico Latin (lat) I complicate. I fold or roll up or together.
complice Old French (fro)
a complice Middle English (enm)
accomplice Middle English (enm)
accomplice English (en) (legal) An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.. (rare) A cooperator.

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