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Definition of Abetted

Abetted
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.

Meaning of Abetted from wikipedia

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- Dolan attended. Kyle Smith argued that the Catholic Church was in fact "abetting the mockery of its symbols". Catholic apologist Michael Voris has criticized...
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- where applicable. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits 2 institutions in Turkey while the others are in United States...
- Disruptive Activities (TADA) court for people accused of conspiring and abetting acts of terrorism in the city. Mumbai had been a traditional stronghold...
- same-**** marriages and criminalizes anyone who "performs, witnesses, aids or abets" such ceremonies. Among the Igbo people and probably other peoples in the...
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