abetment


abetment
I noun advocacy, aegis, aid, auspices, backup, collusion, contribution, cooperation, countenance, encouragement, favor, fosterage, guidance, helpfulness, interest, patronage, plying, pressing, sponsorship, urging II index aid (help), auspices, collusion, conspiracy, contribution (participation), favor (sanction), help, service (assistance)

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  • Abetment — A*bet ment ( ment), n. The act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • abetment — noun The act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc …   Wiktionary

  • abetment — abet ► VERB (abetted, abetting) (usu. in phrase aid and abet) ▪ encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong, in particular to commit a crime. DERIVATIVES abetment noun abetter (also abettor) noun. ORIGIN Old French abeter, from be …   English terms dictionary

  • abetment — noun see abet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • abetment — See abet. * * * …   Universalium

  • abetment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or an instance of helping: aid, assist, assistance, hand, help, relief, succor, support. See HELP …   English dictionary for students

  • abetment — a bet·ment || mÉ™nt n. act of aiding or encouraging someone to do something (especially something illegal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • abetment — abet·ment …   English syllables

  • abetment — Act of encouraging, inciting or aiding another …   Black's law dictionary

  • abetment — Act of encouraging, inciting or aiding another …   Black's law dictionary