noun \kəm-ˈpli-s(ə-)tē\

: the act of helping to commit a crime or do wrong in some way

plural com·plic·i·ties

Full Definition of COMPLICITY

:  association or participation in or as if in a wrongful act
:  an instance of complicity

Examples of COMPLICITY

  1. There's no proof of her complicity in the murder.
  2. He acted with his brother's complicity.

First Known Use of COMPLICITY

circa 1656

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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