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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: abeter, from beter 'to bait'

abet

verb
     
Related topics: Crime
a‧bet past tense and past participle abetted, present participle abetting [transitive]
SCC to help someone do something wrong or illegal

➔ aid and abet

at aid2 (3)

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