Synonyms for abetting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-bet
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɛt

Top 10 synonyms for abetting Other synonyms for the word abetting

Définition of abetting

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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