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Definition of Abetted
AbettedAbet 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
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
Our duty is urged, and our confidence abetted.
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
, an accreditation organization
for higher education programs
science, computing, engineering
as the Accreditation Board
and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization
(from to abet
, Old French abeter
, à and beter, to bait, urge dogs upon any one; this word is probably
it; or (c) abets
it. To show that an accused aided
in the commission
of a crime, the Crown...
- communist infiltration
of the civil rights movement
to "aid and abet
the salacious claims
of southern racists
and the extreme
as an election campaign weapon
by both Sinhalese
and Tamil leaders abetted
a fledgling Tamil militancy
in the north during
the 1970s. The policy
- Disruptive Activities
for people accused
acts of terrorism
in the city. Mumbai
had been a traditional
is not a crime. It however
is a crime
to counsel, incite, or aid and abet another
to die by suicide, and the law explicitly allows
- International". SPIEGEL
2018. "****ad regime abetted extremists
to subvert peaceful
uprising, says former intelligence
- Lori Plotkin
2014). "Qatar Is a U.S. Ally. They Also Knowingly Abet
Terrorism. What's Going
On?". New Republic. Retrieved
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