Definition of Abet

  • (v. t.) 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.
  • (v. t.) To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; -- in a good sense.
  • (v. t.) To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the commission of an offense.
  • (n.) Act of abetting; aid.

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