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Definition of Abetting

Abetting
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 Abetting from wikipedia

- ABET, incorporated as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization that accredits post-secondary education...
- to prove the act of aiding or abetting. Presence in the commission of a crime might be evidence of aiding and abetting if the accused had prior knowledge...
- solvent person in aiding and abetting a bankrupt to commit offences against the bankruptcy laws.More recently, an abettor is generally known as an accomplice...
- Abet may refer to: ABET, an accreditation organization for higher education programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology...
- persons in Barbada's, Antego, Bermuda's and Virginia, that have contrived, abetted, aided or ****isted those horrid Rebellions, or have since willingly joyned...
- and on whose board they serve, "is a willing partner, and an aider and abettor to clients trying to evade taxes, dodge creditors or defy court orders"...
- emotionalism as an election campaign weapon by both Sinhalese and Tamil leaders abetted a fledgling Tamil militancy in the north during the 1970s. The policy of...
- where applicable. The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredits 2 institutions in Turkey while the others are in United States...
- Wagenknecht, Baker and Ruthenberg, who had been convicted of aiding and abetting another in failing to register for the draft." Following his speech, Debs...
- Disruptive Activities (TADA) court for people accused of conspiring and abetting acts of terrorism in the city. Mumbai had been a traditional stronghold...
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