abet

abet
abet;
abet·ment;
abet·tor;
abet·ter;

English syllables. 2014.

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  • abet — /ə bet/ vt abet·ted, abet·ting: to assist, encourage, instigate, or support with criminal intent in attempting or carrying out a crime often used in the phrase aid and abet abet·ment n abet·tor also abet·ter /ə be tər/ n Merriam Webster’s… …   Law dictionary

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abet — A*bet , n. [OF. abet, fr. abeter.] Act of abetting; aid. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abet — may refer to:* Abet Guidaben (20th century), former Philippine Basketball Association basketball player * Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, a non profit organizationee also* Abettor …   Wikipedia

  • abet — abetment, abettal, n. /euh bet /, v.t., abetted, abetting. to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval, usually in wrongdoing: to abet a swindler; to abet a crime. [1275 1325; ME abette (whence OF abeter, unless perh. the latter, of… …   Universalium

  • abet — transitive verb (abetted; abetting) Etymology: Middle English abetten, from Anglo French abeter, from a (from Latin ad ) + beter to bait, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English bǣtan to bait Date: 14th century 1. to actively second and …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abet — verb /əˈbɛt/ a) To assist or encourage by aid or countenance, especially in crime. Those who would exalt themselves by abetting the strength of the Godless, and the wrength of the oppressors. b) To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain. Our duty… …   Wiktionary

  • Abet Guidaben — Infobox NBA Player name = Alberto Guidaben nickname = Abet image size = league = Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) height ft = 6 | height in = 6 | weight lbs=235 team = Shell Rimula X position = Center birth date = birth place = death date …   Wikipedia

  • aid and abet — v. To knowingly help someone commit a crime. See also accessory, accomplice The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • Ta-abet — Ta abet in Hieroglyphen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • aid or abet — in English law, aiding and abetting is the helping in some way of the principal offender. It is in itself a crime but depends upon some earlier communication between the parties. See for Scotland, art and part. Collins dictionary of law. W. J.… …   Law dictionary

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