Abet (verb)

To actively encourage or assist in the commission of (a crime or wrongful act).

Origin:

Middle english abetten, from old french abeter, from a- (from latin ad-) + beter to bait.

Examples:

  1. He was charged with abetting the robbery.
  2. She was accused of abetting in the fraud.
  3. The accomplice was charged with abetting the thief.
  4. He was found guilty of abetting in the embezzlement.
  5. The insider was accused of abetting the illegal activities.
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