Meaning of abet

a•bet

Pronunciation: (u-bet'), [key]
— a•bet•ted, a•bet•ting.
  1. to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval, usually in wrongdoing: to abet a swindler; to abet a crime.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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