Synonyms for abetting
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-bet|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɛt|
Top 10 synonyms for abetting Other synonyms for the word abetting
Définition of abettingOrigin :
- late 14c. (implied in abetting), from Old French abeter "to bait, to harass with dogs," literally "to cause to bite," from a- "to" (see ad-) + beter "to bait," from a Germanic source, perhaps Low Franconian betan "incite," or Old Norse beita "cause to bite," from Proto-Germanic *baitjan, from PIE root *bheid- "to split" (see fissure). Related: Abetted; abetting.
- verb assist, help in wrongdoing
- What will your father say if he finds me aiding and abetting?
- Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
- This is not co-operation; it is aiding and abetting 'refusal' tactics.
- Extract from : « On the Heels of De Wet » by The Intelligence Officer
- Why, yes, my dear; that would be aiding and abetting, you know.
- Extract from : « Uncle Tom's Cabin » by Harriet Beecher Stowe
- It seemed as if Miss Sharp was abetting him, for she came to my side—.
- Extract from : « Man and Maid » by Elinor Glyn
- My nephew, not only aiding and abetting these ruffians, but seeking to palliate their crimes!
- Extract from : « The Magic Pudding » by Norman Lindsay
- For the penalty for merely “aiding and abetting” a heretic was “perpetual prison.”
- Extract from : « All's Well » by Emily Sarah Holt
- Anne now added, understanding Mrs. Brewster's idea and abetting it.
- Extract from : « Polly and Eleanor » by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
- This the Persian government considered as aiding and abetting a rebellion.
- Extract from : « Xerxes » by Jacob Abbott
- To be sure, Wench, you must have been aiding and abetting to help him to this Escape.
- Extract from : « The Beggar's Opera » by John Gay
- He did it with the air of a sentimentalist who was aiding and abetting an elopement.
- Extract from : « The Kingdom Round the Corner » by Coningsby Dawson
Antonyms for abetting
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