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or abetter

[uh-bet-er] /əˈbɛt ər/
a person who abets.
Origin of abettor
From the Anglo-French word abettour, dating back to 1505-15. See abet, -or2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It was the friend of human liberty and the abettor of tyranny.

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

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • And this I vow, that if again you squeak I will have you tried as being an abettor of this treason.'

    The Fifth Queen Crowned Ford Madox Ford
  • What would he not give, or say, or do, to find me his aider and abettor?

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Instantly to turn upon me, charging that I have no sense of the enormity of the crime itself, but am its aider and abettor!

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood Charles Dickens
  • He was her father's friend, but she hated him, and immediately she imagined him the abettor.

    Yonder Emily Hilda Young
  • If present, though only to stand outside and keep watch against surprise, one is an abettor, and not an accessory.

    English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
  • She might be accused of having been an abettor in the plot from the first!

    East Lynne Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Is it to forsake the slave when I cease to be the aider and abettor of his master?

    William Lloyd Garrison Archibald H. Grimke
  • The mother, in her own despite, became an abettor in all this juggling.

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