- Act of abetting; aid. - To instigate or encourage by aid or countenance; -- used
in a bad sense of persons and acts; as, to abet an ill-doer; to abet
one in his wicked courses; to abet vice; to abet an insurrection.
- To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain; -- in a good
- To contribute, as an assistant or instigator, to the
commission of an offense.