New Words : abet

abet :

verb :

1) to encourage, support or countenance by aid or approval

2) to contribute as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense

3) to assist or encourage usually in some wrongdoing

  • to abet a swindler

  • to abet a crime

  • abetted the thief in robbing the bank

  • Our duty is urged and our confidence abetted.

  • Related Forms :

    abetment : noun
    abettal : noun
    abettor : noun
    abetter : noun

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