To see details on the word
please enable javascript.


Does that make him an accomplice to murder?
Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan — especially an unethical or illegal plan
 Mark word for later review on this computer
accomplice accomplices
Strongly Associated with:   accessory, abet
Web Links:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Dictionary -®
Dictionary/Synonyms - Google®
Dictionary List - OneLook®
  • Does that make him an accomplice to murder?
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • One: Go is your accomplice, she was helping you hide this stuff on her property, and in all likelihood, she knows you killed Amy.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • But now the reporters interrogate me and the band separately, as though they’re cops and they have me and my accomplices in adjacent cells and are trying to get us to implicate one another.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • Apparently, we had accomplices.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

  • Show more
  • And I had these two fools in on the game, no one’s choice for accomplices.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • I was vexed by her thinking of me as an accomplice and didn’t know what to say.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Any word on the accomplice?
    Trenton Lee Stewart  --  The Mysterious Benedict Society
  • "Doctor Sikes was Sam Westing’s friend, a witness to the will, and his accomplice in this game.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • Any day, I thought, my luck would run out and I’d be killed, either by Goeth or by one of his accomplices.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Your accomplice—another known troublemaker—will join you, as soon as he is located.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember

  • Show more again
  • My accomplice.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Until then my fantasies were brothel fantasies of conquest and degradation, with the woman as the willing victim, the accomplice in her own degradation.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • As if he had become an accomplice to the suffering provided me by the couple beyond the wall, my father rolled over with a sudden grunt and fell momentarily quiet, allowing my ears access to each nuance of that bliss.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Her heart pounding, Violet stood stock-still, wondering if Count Olaf or one of his accomplices would come and investigate.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • Whose accomplice renders me unconscious by a cowardly attack, and who then flees the area, plainly with some assistance.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • They had worked with a moving and storage company; with help from unknown accomplices inside the museum, they had concealed the explosives within the hollow, carpenter-built display platforms in the museum shops where the postcards and art books were stacked.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • You are accused of being his accomplice.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • By sharing a small act of thoughtcrime he had turned the two of them into accomplices.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • The Specials had treated Tally like an accomplice.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies
  • That I was here, that I have an accomplice, that I can use the bow and arrow with accuracy.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • He received a torch from an accomplice and lit the mound, which dwarfed him in all its culpability.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • In the previous weeks, hundreds of his accomplices in the oppression of Panem have been tried and now await their own deaths.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • That Passepartout was not Fogg’s accomplice, he was very certain.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • And the past held only this wisdom: that love was a damaging mistake, and its accomplice, hope, a treacherous illusion.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • You, of course, saw that everyone in the street was an accomplice.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Yes, you are all accomplices to the fall, and yes, we are gone forever.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Milkman was a confidant, almost an accomplice.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • My sister, always the loyal accomplice, never snitched.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • "And did you not remonstrate against such infamy?" asked the abbe; "if not, you were an accomplice."
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • "My friends," was his remark—the one to appear in all the papers—"I refuse to be an accomplice in the manufacturing of martyrs."
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Her accomplice suffered for his share in the escape, notwithstanding his timid contrivances.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • If I’d told you, you would have had to choose between telling the Council I was still alive—and letting them hunt me—and keeping a secret that would make you an accomplice in their eyes.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • His only accomplice was one who could never give him away, and the grotesque, inconceivable nature of the device only served to make it more effective.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • They believe me her accomplice, and will punish me with her.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • If they got outside and away in the truck, she would smile and bang the steering wheel with the flat of her hand and call him her little accomplice.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • This probably makes me an accomplice.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • He had trusty fellows, accomplices’ retreats in case of emergencies, in which he would, no doubt, take refuge.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • The god acted as his accomplice.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • He had just been accomplice to stealing a priceless relic from the world’s most private vault.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • Fletcher knows how to avoid capture, has many hidey-holes and accomplices.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  • You lie in wait, learn that patience is the killer’s most trustworthy accomplice.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • In which case, MacQueen knew of the note and of its destruction -in other words, he was either the murderer or an accomplice of the murderer.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Based on eyewitness accounts, police believe the boy may be traveling with two teenage accomplices.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • An accomplice?
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Holy men who had once required sexual union with their female counterparts to commune with God now feared their natural sexual urges as the work of the devil, collaborating with his favorite accomplice woman.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • A worker saw him and grinned in understanding, like a fellow accomplice in a great celebration, who knew why that tall, blond figure had to be present here tonight.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • He had made me, if not an accomplice, at least an eyewitness to his vengeance!
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • Silver was roundly accused of playing double—of trying to make a separate peace for himself, of sacrificing the interests of his accomplices and victims, and, in one word, of the identical, exact thing that he was doing.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • So wicked do destruction and secrecy appear to honest minds, that Mr. Lorry and Miss Pross, while engaged in the commission of their deed and in the removal of its traces, almost felt, and almost looked, like accomplices in a horrible crime.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Either the kid they’d caught last night had a hidden accomplice, or someone else had sneaked onto the property after Curly had departed.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
Search for samples from other sources:
(try right-click if popups are disabled)
Interest -- Source
General -- Google News®
General -- Time® Magazine
General -- Twitter®
Associated words [difficulty]:   accomplice [2] , accessory [9] , abet [6]
     If popups are enabled: Search in OneLook®   If Flash® is also enabled: Search in Visuwords®
Most commonly used in these subjects:   Classic Literature, Religion - Christianity, Law
Home . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading