- The definition of a complice is another word for an accomplice, an associate or a partner, particularly in a crime.
An example of a complice is a person who helps someone rob a bank.
Archaic an accomplice or associate
Origin of compliceMiddle English and amp; Old French ; from Late Latin complex, a participant, confederate ; from Classical Latin complicare: see complicate
An associate or accomplice, especially in crime.
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.