Abetment A*bet"ment (-ment), n. The act of abetting; as, an abetment of treason, crime, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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,… …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — The act of abetting …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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