Abet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈbet|  American pronunciation of the word abet
Brit.  |əˈbet|  British pronunciation of the word abet


- assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing


She abetted the thief in his getaway.

Did he abet the commission of a crime?

Their actions were shown to abet terrorism.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: abet
he/she/it: abets
present participle: abetting
past tense: abetted
past participle: abetted
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