Accessary meaning

aksesərē, əksesərē
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(law) Someone who accedes to some act, now especially a crime; one who contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
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(law) Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory.
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Origin of accessary

  • access +‎ -ary

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