An example of a complice is a person who helps someone rob a bank.
Origin of compliceMiddle English and amp; 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 plicare, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.
- (obsolete) accomplice
From Old French