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as in:  accessory to a crime

He was charged with being an accessory to the crime.
  someone who helps another person commit a crime (or evade the law), but does not actually take part in the crime
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accessory to murder accessory to the crime
Strongly Associated with:   accomplice, abet
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  • He was charged with being an accessory to the crime.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   accessory [9] , accomplice [2] , abet [6]
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