Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who abets or incites; one who aids or encourages another to commit a crime; a supporter or encourager of something bad. Abettor is the form used in law.
  • noun In law, an abettor, as distinguished from an accessory, is more especially one who, being present, gives aid or encouragement.
  • noun One who aids, supports, or encourages: in a good sense.
  • noun Synonyms Abettor, Accessory, Accomplice. See accomplice.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one who helps or encourages or incites another

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

abet +‎ -er.

Examples

  • If so, and your blogging does not have to be about crime fiction, please complete CFR's survey, which forms part of her research for her article "that will hopefully lead to abetter understanding of the book blogging world and promote more dialogue between publishers and bloggers".

    Weblogs

  • If so, and your blogging does not have to be about crime fiction, please complete CFR's survey, which forms part of her research for her article "that will hopefully lead to abetter understanding of the book blogging world and promote more dialogue between publishers and bloggers".

    April 2009

  • Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I am privileged to have a short interview with Ms. Uzoma Okere who shared her belief in justice and abetter Nigeria.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • If so, and your blogging does not have to be about crime fiction, please complete CFR's survey, which forms part of her research for her article "that will hopefully lead to abetter understanding of the book blogging world and promote more dialogue between publishers and bloggers".

    Survey at It's a Crime; competition at Euro Crime

  • Normal 0 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 I am privileged to have a short interview with Ms. Uzoma Okere who shared her belief in justice and abetter Nigeria.

    Interview Thursday: " I think if we gave a little more consideration to the other person, life would b emuch simpler" - Uzoma Okere

  • Look at the tracks, take a picture and post them, gives you abetter idea of what type of animal it was.

    Field & Stream

  • Judge Maas noted Mr. Elie faces the charges as either a principal or an aider and abetter with the others in the alleged scheme.

    Man Charged in Online Poker Case Pleads Not Guilty

  • DiNapoli was abetter choice than Spitzer's candidate, who was subsequently compelled to resign as City Finance Commissioner because of sundry irregularities whose details you can find with the aid of Google.

    Henry J. Stern: Inconvenient Truths

  • Look at the tracks, take a picture and post them, gives you abetter idea of what type of animal it was.

    Field & Stream

  • If so, and your blogging does not have to be about crime fiction, please complete CFR's survey, which forms part of her research for her article "that will hopefully lead to abetter understanding of the book blogging world and promote more dialogue between publishers and bloggers".

    Survey at It's a Crime; competition at Euro Crime

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