\\ˌkōˌakˈtȯ(r); kō|ak|tȯ(r),  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷tə(r)\ noun
Etymology: co- + actor
: an organism that participates in ecological coaction; especially : one (as a predator) that actively initiates coaction with another — compare coactee

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  • coactor — I noun abettor, accessory, accessory after the fact, accessory before the fact, accomplice, accomplice in crime, acolyte, adjunct, adjutant, adjuvant, advocate, aid, aide de camp, aider, aider and abettor, ally, assistant, associate, attendant,… …   Law dictionary

  • coactor — |àtô| adj. s. m. 1. Que ou o que coata. 2. Antigo recebedor de impostos entre os romanos.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de coator antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: coator …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • COACTOR — coactori …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • coactor — co·ac·tor …   English syllables

  • coactor in crime — index coconspirator Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • COACT — coactor …   Abbreviations in Latin Inscriptions

  • coact — coactor, n. /koh akt /, v.t., v.i. to do or act together. [1375 1425 for earlier adj. senses compelled or forced (to do something) ; 1600 10 for current (intrans.) sense; late ME; see CO , ACT] * * * …   Universalium

  • accomplice — ac·com·plice /ə käm pləs, kəm / n [alteration (from incorrect division of a complice ) of complice, from Middle French, associate, from Late Latin complic complex partner, confederate]: one who intentionally and voluntarily participates with… …   Law dictionary

  • confederate — I noun abettor, accessory, accomplice, adjunct, adjutant, adjuvant, aid, aider, ally, assistant, associate, auxiliary, coactor, coadjutant, coadjutor, collaborator, colleague, colluder, comate, companion, comrade, confidant, confrere, consociate …   Law dictionary

  • adjuvant — I adjective accessory, aiding, ancillary, assistant, assisting, auxiliary, cooperative, helpful, helping, ministerial, obliging, serving, subservient, subsidiary II noun acolyte, adjutant, aid, aide de camp, ancillary, assistant, attendant,… …   Law dictionary

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