noun see abet

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Abetter — A*bet ter, Abettor A*bet*tor, n. One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender. [1913 Webster] Note: The form abettor is the legal term and also in general use. [1913 Webster] Syn: {Abettor}, {Accessory}, {Accomplice}. Usage: These… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abetter — is spelt er, but or in legal terminology …   Modern English usage

  • abetter — abet ► VERB (abetted, abetting) (usu. in phrase aid and abet) ▪ encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime. DERIVATIVES abetment noun abetter (also abettor) noun. ORIGIN Old French abeter, from be …   English terms dictionary

  • abetter — See abetment. * * * …   Universalium

  • abetter — noun One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender. Syn: abettor, accessory, accomplice, complicity, incites, encourages, sharing, supposes, actor, involved, instigating, encouraging …   Wiktionary

  • abetter — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun See abettor …   English dictionary for students

  • abetter — É™ betÉ™(r) n. one who aids or encourages someone to do something (especially something illegal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abetter — abet·ter …   English syllables

  • abetter — /əˈbɛtə/ (say uh betuh) noun someone who abets. Also, (especially in legal use), abettor …   Australian English dictionary

  • abetter — n. (also abettor) one who abets …   Useful english dictionary

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