accessary+fact

  • 1Accessary after the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …

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  • 2Accessary before the fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …

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  • 3Accessary after the fact — Accessary Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact}… …

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  • 4Accessary before the fact — Accessary Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact}… …

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  • 5Fact — (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus, paint for… …

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  • 6Accessary — Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact} (Law), one… …

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  • 7accessary — accessary, accessory These two words come by different routes from the same Latin source of our word accede. In AmE, accessory is dominant both as a noun and as an adjective, and it has fast become so now in BrE, although accessary is still used… …

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  • 8accessary after the fact — (Law) a person who after an offense assists or shelters the transgressor; one not present at the action of the offense …

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  • 9accessary before the fact — (Law) one who counsels an offense but is not present at its commission …

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  • 10Matter of fact — Fact Fact (f[a^]kt), n. [L. factum, fr. facere to make or do. Cf. {Feat}, {Affair}, {Benefit}, {Defect}, {Fashion}, and { fy}.] 1. A doing, making, or preparing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] A project for the fact and vending Of a new kind of fucus,… …

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  • 11accessory after the fact — noun A person who assists or protects someone wanted by the police in connection with a crime. ...some of that atrocious wickedness in Jones, ... might perhaps be derived from the encouragement he had received from this fellow, who ... had been… …

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  • 12accessory before the fact — noun a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration • Hypernyms: ↑accessory, ↑accessary * * * noun see accessory I * * * accessory before (or after) the fact Law …

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  • 13accessory after the fact — noun a person who gives assistance or comfort to someone known to be a felon or known to be sought in connection with the commission of a felony • Hypernyms: ↑accessory, ↑accessary * * * noun see accessory I …

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  • 14accessory during the fact — noun a person who witnesses a crime but does not try to prevent it • Hypernyms: ↑accessory, ↑accessary …

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  • 15concomitant — I. a. Accompanying, concurrent, attendant, attending, conjoined. II. n. Attendant, accessary or accessory, accompaniment, attending or accompanying circumstance, accessary fact …

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  • 16Accessaries — Accessary Ac*ces sa*ry (277), n.; pl. {Accessaries}. [Cf. {Accessory} and LL. accessarius.] (Law) One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. [1913 Webster] {Accessary before the fact}… …

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  • 17accessory — accessary, accessory These two words come by different routes from the same Latin source of our word accede. In AmE, accessory is dominant both as a noun and as an adjective, and it has fast become so now in BrE, although accessary is still used… …

    Modern English usage

  • 18Accessory (legal term) — For other uses, see Accessory (disambiguation). Criminal law …

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  • 19Excommunication — • Exclusion from the communion, the principal and severest censure, is a medicinal, spiritual penalty that deprives the guilty Christian of all participation in the common blessings of ecclesiastical society Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 20Ecclesiastical Courts —     Ecclesiastical Courts     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Ecclesiastical Courts     I. JUDICIAL POWER IN THE CHURCH     In instituting the Church as a perfect society, distinct from the civil power and entirely independent of it, Christ gave her… …

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