Abet Verb Synonyms
countenance, approve (of), support, endorse, second, sanction, condone, further, advance, promote, uphold
By failing to inform on the terrorists, the neighbors abetted the bombing.
encourage, urge, instigate, incite, provoke, egg on, prod, goad, aid, help, assist
The jury found that his wife had abetted him in the murder.
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