Origin of abet
OTHER WORDS FROM abeta·bet·ment, a·bet·tal, nounun·a·bet·ted, adjectiveun·a·bet·ting, adjective
How to use abet in a sentence
Williams was charged with aiding or abetting the theft of government property, but the FBI did not allege that she personally took the device, adding that its whereabouts were unknown.U.S. prosecutors eye 400 potential suspects, expect sedition charges ‘very soon’ in Jan. 6 Capitol breach|Spencer Hsu, Rachel Weiner, Devlin Barrett|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
Activision is suing for intentional interference, unfair competition, and aiding and abetting.Activision sues Netflix over hiring of former finance chief|Verne Kopytoff|December 4, 2020|Fortune
“This is aiding and abetting criminal activity,” charges campaign finance attorney Dan Backer, counsel for Stop Hillary.Hillary’s SuperPAC War Proves Yet Again That Campaign Finance Needs a Fix|Michelle Cottle|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Awoonor had driven the friend to Togo only to be accused of abetting the escape of a plotter in an unsuccessful coup.Kofi Awoonor, the Ghanaian Poet Killed in Westgate Mall Attack|Michael Daly|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Simple assault, battery, aiding and abetting, harboring a fugitive, and also obstruction of justice took place.
Is there something, er, deficient about the type of guy who earns a living saving lives, succoring the sick, abetting the needy?
This week, Charles Taylor was convicted of aiding and abetting war crimes.Liberian Nostalgia for War Criminal Charles Taylor|Finlay Young|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Indignantly I deny the false statement, charging him with abetting the conspiracy to involve my comrades.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
This the Persian government considered as aiding and abetting a rebellion.Xerxes|Jacob Abbott
To be sure, Wench, you must have been aiding and abetting to help him to this Escape.The Beggar's Opera|John Gay
In treason all are principals, and a man may be guilty of aiding and abetting, though not present.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
But we must exonerate the mind of England from the charge of abetting this guilty traffic in human misery.