abet (<<schwa>>-bet), vb.1. To aid, encourage, or assist (someone), esp. in the commission
of a crime <abet a known felon>.2. To support (a crime) by active assistance <abet a burglary>.
See AID AND ABET. Cf. INCITE. [Cases: Criminal Law 59(5). C.J.S. Criminal Law §§ 133,
135, 998–999.] — abetment,n.
[Blacks Law 8th]