conspirator[kən spir′ət ər]
- The definition of a conspirator is a person who takes part in a scheme or a plot.
Someone who is part of a plan to rob a bank is an example of a conspirator.
a person who takes part in a conspiracy
Origin of conspiratorMiddle English conspiratour ; from Old French ; from Medieval Latin conspirator ; from past participle of Classical Latin conspirare: see conspire
One that engages in a conspiracy.
- One of a group that acts in harmony
- Part of a group that agree to do an unlawful or unethical act.
- The conspirators were rounded up by the police and arrested.
From Anglo-Norman conspiratour
conspirator - Legal Definition
One who participates in a conspiracy. Also called co-conspirator.unindicted co-conspirator
One who is alleged to have participated in a conspiracy, but is not indicted for the crime even though one or more fellow conspirators are. Also called unindicted conspirator.