accessary+or+accessory

  • 1accessary vs accessory —   Accessary is a noun, usually used in British criminal law, which describes someone who helps another person commit a crime.   For example: He was charged as an accessary to murder..   Accessory is a noun, used to describe something that can be… …

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  • 2accessary vs accessory —   Accessary is a noun, usually used in British criminal law, which describes someone who helps another person commit a crime.   For example: He was charged as an accessary to murder..   Accessory is a noun, used to describe something that can be… …

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  • 3Accessary — 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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  • 4Accessary 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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  • 5Accessary 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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  • 6accessory — n 1. subordinate, subsidiary, auxiliary, adjunct, adjuvant, concommitant, subordinate part; minutiae or minutia, trivia, minor particular; supplement, supplementation, appendage, addition, appendix, appendant, attachment, accompaniment,… …

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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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  • 8accessory — 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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  • 9Accessary — Ac*ces sa*ry (#; 277), a. Accompanying, as a subordinate; additional; accessory; esp., uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See {Accessory}. [1913 Webster] To both their deaths thou shalt be accessary. Shak. [1913… …

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  • 10accessary — var of accessory Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

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  • 11Accessory — Ac*ces so*ry (#; 277), a. [L. accessorius. See {Access}, and cf. {Accessary}.] Accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; additional; connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or contributory; said of… …

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  • 12accessary — [ak ses′ər ē, əkses′ər ē] adj., n. pl. accessaries ACCESSORY …

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  • 13Accessory — Ac*ces so*ry, n.; pl. {Accessories}. 1. That which belongs to something else deemed the principal; something additional and subordinate. The aspect and accessories of a den of banditti. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) Same as {Accessary}, n.… …

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  • 14accessory — (also accessary) ► NOUN (pl. accessories) 1) a thing which can be added to something else to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive. 2) a small article carried or worn to complement a garment. 3) Law a person who helps someone commit a… …

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  • 15Accessory (legal term) — For other uses, see Accessory (disambiguation). Criminal law …

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  • 16accessory — I. a. Same as Accessary. II. n. 1. Confederate. See accessary. 2. Accompaniment, attendant, concomitant. See accessary, 2 …

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  • 17accessory — /əkˈsɛsəri / (say uhk sesuhree) noun (plural accessories) 1. a subordinate part or object; something added or attached for convenience, attractiveness, etc., such as a spotlight, heater, driving mirror, etc., for a vehicle. 2. (plural) the… …

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  • 18accessory — I. noun also accessary (plural ries) Date: 15th century 1. a. a person not actually or constructively present but contributing as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense called also accessory before the fact b. a person who… …

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  • 19accessory 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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  • 20accessory — 1. adjective /əkˈsɛsərɪ/ a) Having a secondary, supplementary or subordinate function by accompanying as a subordinate; aiding in a secondary way; being additional; being connected as an incident or subordinate to a principal; contributing or… …

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