- socius criminis
'an associate or accomplice in the crime', specially used when discussing a person who is not a co-accused.
Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001.
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socius criminis — [L.] Accomplice, confederate, accessary, abettor, associate, particeps criminis … New dictionary of synonyms
socius criminis — ˈkrimənə̇s noun Etymology: Late Latin : an associate or accomplice in crime : accessory … Useful english dictionary
socius — n. (pl. ii) member; companion; associate; individual. ♦ socius criminis, accomplice in crime … Dictionary of difficult words
particeps criminis — [L.] Accomplice, confederate, abettor, socius criminis … New dictionary of synonyms
Auxiliary — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Auxiliary >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 auxiliary auxiliary Sgm: N 1 recruit recruit Sgm: N 1 assistant assistant Sgm: N 1 adjuvant adjuvant adjutant Sgm: N 1 ayudante ayudante coaid … English dictionary for students
accessory — ac·ces·so·ry also ac·ces·sa·ry /ik se sə rē, ak / n pl ries [Medieval Latin accessorius subordinate matter, accomplice to a crime, from Latin accedere to go to, agree, assent] 1: a person who is not actually or constructively present but with… … Law dictionary
accomplice — ac·com·plice /ə käm pləs, kəm / n [alteration (from incorrect division of a complice ) of complice, from Middle French, associate, from Late Latin complic complex partner, confederate]: one who intentionally and voluntarily participates with… … Law dictionary
accessory — n 1. subordinate, subsidiary, auxiliary, adjunct, adjuvant, concommitant, subordinate part; minutiae or minutia, trivia, minor particular; supplement, supplementation, appendage, addition, appendix, appendant, attachment, accompaniment,… … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
accomplice — n accessory or Chiefly Law. accessary, Law. accessory before or after the fact, Law. principal, partner in crime, Sl. gun moll or moll, Law. parti ceps criminis, socius criminis; confederate, abettor, aider, collaborator, cooperator, contributor … A Note on the Style of the synonym finder
copartner — I (business associate) noun adjuvant, associate, auxiliary, coadjutant, cohelper, collaborator, colleague, comate, companion, compeer, confrere, consociate, consort, cooperator, coworker, fellow, fellow worker, helper, mate, partner, peer,… … Law dictionary