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Definitions of abet

  1. assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Act of abetting; aid. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To instigate or encourage by aid or countenance; - used in a bad sense of persons and acts; as, to abet an ill-doer; to abet one in his wicked courses; to abet vice; to abet an insurrection. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; - in a good sense. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To encourage; to aid or assist in an act, usually a criminal act. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Abetted. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. Abetting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. To incite by encouragement or aid (used chiefly in a bad sense):-pr.p. abetting; pa.p. abetted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. ABETTOR. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To urge on; to incite; aid. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  12. To encourage (wrong-doing or a wrong-doer), as by approval or aid; incite; instigate; as, to abet a person in a crime. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. Abetter. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To incite by encouragement, countenance, or aid, generally from an interested motive and in a bad sense. See Bait. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Refer to aid and abet for further explanation. thelawdictionary.org
  16. To instigate or encourage by aid or countenance; used in a bad sense of persons and acts; as, to abet an ill-doer; to abet one in his wicked courses; to abet vice; to abet an insurrection. dictgcide_fs
  17. To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; in a good sense. dictgcide_fs
  18. a-bet', v.t. to incite by encouragement or aid (used chiefly in a bad sense):--pr.p. abet'ting; pa.p. abet'ted.--ns. ABET'MENT; ABET'TER, ABET'TOR, one who abets. [O. Fr. abeter--à (--L. ad, to), and beter, to bait, from root of BAIT.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  19. Countenance or assist (offence or offender; esp. aid and a.). Hence abetment, abetter, abettor, nn. Abettor is the legal and the commoner general form. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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