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 Meanings and Examples of ABET
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abet
 v.  aid, usually in doing something wrong; encourage
Classic Sentence:
1  Now I must caution you that if you abet him once, you abet him for good and all; if you step in between him and me, now, you must step in, Miss Trotwood, for ever.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
2  It is wrong to encourage a man or a people in evil-doing; it is wrong to aid and abet a national crime simply because it is unpopular not to do so.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In III
3  "You don't mention those who aided and abetted the deed," said Caderousse.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 5. The Marriage-Feast.
4  And while she aided and abetted him all she could, away in the remotest corner of her ancient healthy womanhood she despised him with a savage contempt that knew no bounds.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
5  They abetted each other in amazement.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—REQUIESCANT
6  You may possibly have some idea, Miss Trotwood, of abetting him in his running away, and in his complaints to you.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. MY AUNT MAKES UP HER MIND ABOUT ME
Example Sentence:
1  She was unwilling to abet him in the swindle he had planned.
2  He was abetted in these illegal activities by his wife.
3  You'll be facing a Federal rap for aiding and abetting an escaped convict.