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abettor

or a·bet·ter

[uh-bet-er]
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noun
  1. a person who abets.
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Origin of abettor

From the Anglo-French word abettour, dating back to 1505–15. See abet, -or2
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Examples from the Web for abettor

Historical Examples

  • He found an abettor in the person of the Portuguese pianist, to whom he laid bare his soul.

    Melomaniacs

    James Huneker

  • What would he not give, or say, or do, to find me his aider and abettor?

    Lord Kilgobbin

    Charles Lever

  • He was her father's friend, but she hated him, and immediately she imagined him the abettor.

    Yonder

    Emily Hilda Young

  • He was accused of being an abettor of the riot, although not present at it.

  • Such peace as can reign with injustice becomes the abettor of injustice.