from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Involvement as an accomplice in a questionable act or a crime.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of being complicit; involvement as a partner or accomplice, especially in a crime or other wrongdoing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being an accomplice; participation in guilt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being an accomplice; partnership in wrong-doing or in an objectionable act: usually followed by with before the person and in before the thing: as, complicity with a criminal, or in a criminal act.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. guilt as an accomplice in a crime or offense
From French complicité, from Middle French, from Old French complice ("accomplice"), from Late Latin complic-, stem of complex ("partner, confederate"), from Latin complicō ("fold together") (Wiktionary)