An example of a complice is a person who helps someone rob a bank.
Origin of compliceMiddle English and Old French from Late Latin complex, a participant, confederate from Classical Latin complicare: see complicate
Origin of compliceMiddle English from Old French from Late Latin complex complic- one closely connected with Latin com- com- Latin plicāre to fold ; see plek- in Indo-European roots.
- (obsolete) accomplice
From Old French