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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To actively encourage or aid (an offense).

Usage examples (32)
  • Did he abet the crime by his actions?
  • And the very first item is talking about how the Army is aiding and abetting (did you catch their use of the word "abet"?
  • It seems like he has somebody to help aid and abet him.
  • It ` s against law to harbor, aid and abet illegal aliens. for more
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