Origin of abet
OTHER WORDS FROM abeta·bet·ment, a·bet·tal, nounun·a·bet·ted, adjectiveun·a·bet·ting, adjective
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How to use abet in a sentence
Nordean was previously charged with aiding and abetting the obstruction of an official proceeding and destruction of federal property, trespassing and disorderly conduct.U.S. moves to unseal new indictment of Proud Boys leaders from four states in Jan. 6 Capitol breach|Spencer Hsu, Rachel Weiner|March 19, 2021|Washington Post
If it does, it could help abet a steep decline in economic performance for the region, and cushion the impact of hits taken by the oil, tourism, and mining-dependent countries.Economists are banking on young digital entrepreneurs to pull Africa back from Covid-19|Tawanda Karombo|March 17, 2021|Quartz
Now China is actually committing a genocide, not just abetting one.New geopolitical fears surround 2022 Beijing Olympics|Kendall Baker|February 9, 2021|Axios
Product searches already have a filter for nearby – which will certainly abet impulsive purchases.
Invasions might even abet that, contributing to the success of a mole-rat society.Naked mole-rats invade neighboring colonies and steal babies|Jake Buehler|October 20, 2020|Science News
Those who did so used their medical training not to care for patients, but to abet their abuse.‘Rectal Feeding’ Has Nothing to Do with Nutrition, Everything to Do with Torture|Russell Saunders|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To view these nudes is not quite to abet evil, but it is to undermine decency.From ISIS Videos to JLaw Nudes, When Is Looking Abetting Evil?|Michael Daly|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet, far from nudging Rajapaksa toward greater accountability, their presence in Sri Lanka is likely only to abet his rise.
He was there to aid and abet when Wade got hot in the fourth quarter.
Our political leaders need to demand that their colleague step down immediately, not aid and abet the barbarian criminal.
Persons procuring, contriving, or consenting, come within the words aid and abet.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
Nature seemed to aid and abet Dinah, who, as Bianchon had predicted, gradually developed a heart-felt passion.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
She that you used to abet in her quarrels with Mrs. Williams, and call out,' At her again, Poll!Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale) (2nd ed.) (2 vols.)|Mrs. Hester Lynch Piozzi
All the better, my dear young lady, that is if you are willing to aid and abet me a little.The Celebrity at Home|Violet Hunt
That is why I consent to abet a crime, and keep still about it.The Devil's Own|Randall Parrish