Definition of Abet. Meaning of Abet. Synonyms of Abet

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Definition of Abet

Abet
Abet A*bet", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abetted; p. pr. & vb. n. Abetting.] [OF. abeter; a (L. ad) + beter to bait (as a bear), fr. Icel. beita to set dogs on, to feed, originally, to cause to bite, fr. Icel. b[=i]ta to bite, hence to bait, to incite. See Bait, Bet.] 1. 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. ``The whole tribe abets the villany.' --South. Would not the fool abet the stealth, Who rashly thus exposed his wealth? --Gay. 2. To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; -- in a good sense. [Obs.]. Our duty is urged, and our confidence abetted. --Jer. Taylor. 3. (Law) To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense. Syn: To incite; instigate; set on; egg on; foment; advocate; countenance; encourage; second; uphold; aid; assist; support; sustain; back; connive at.
Abet
Abet A*bet", n. [OF. abet, fr. abeter.] Act of abetting; aid. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Abet from wikipedia

- ABET, incorporated as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization that accredits post-secondary education...
- Abet may refer to: Abet Guidaben, Filipino basketball player Aiding and abetting, a legal doctrine Abettor ABET...
- Aiding and abetting is a legal doctrine related to the guilt of someone who aids or abets in the commission of a crime (or in another's suicide). It exists...
- Abettor (from to abet, Old French abeter, à and beter, to bait, urge dogs upon any one; this word is probably of Scandinavian origin, meaning to cause...
- where applicable. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits 2 institutions in Turkey while the others are in United States...
- Alberto "Abet" Guidaben (born September 14, 1952) is a Filipino retired professional basketball player in the PBA. He was part of the fabled Crispa Redmanizers...
- suicide is not a crime. It however is a crime to counsel, incite, or aid and abet another in attempting to die by suicide, and the law explicitly allows any...
- California (ABET, AEI) Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (ABET, AEI) Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois (ABET, AEI) Kansas...
- Accredited by ABET 1936-61 and 1980, AEI BSc Architectural Engineering, University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas, US); Accredited by ABET 1936, AEI BSc...
- ravened up and drooled over verges on the disgusting. Pulp Fiction nourishes, abets, cultural slumming." Responding to comparisons between Tarantino's film...
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