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Definition of "accessary" []

  • Someone who accedes to some act, now especially a crime; one who contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense. (noun)
  • Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "accessary" in a sentence
  • "Kerouac was arrested as an accessary to the killing in 1944 and was put in a Bronx jail but he was freed after his girlfriend, Edie Parker, stood bail."
  • "Wife should do as she says, and go with her; I should in some Degree be accessary to the parting Man and Wife."
  • "Then, since one must be miserable, 'tis fit that I sustain the whole Blow alone, and not endeavour to involve her, who has no Way been accessary; then be obedient to thy"