abetting abetting  /ə ˈbɛ tɪŋ/


  • (v) assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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  • Abdul Razak, who was later charged with abetting murder, has pleaded not guilty.


  1. Courts

    These court cases were processed at Jefferson County Courthouse: District court Bryan Alan Kephart, 20, of Richland, received a deferred judgment for aiding and abetting a third-degree burglary. He was placed on five years probation; must comply with evaluation and/or treatment recommended by the department; abstain from all controlled substances and not enter taverns, liquor stores or ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Fairfield Ledger

  2. Appeal filed in robbery case

    YORK – Jostin Hoit, 25, of York, who was sentenced to a term of 10-20 years in prison for aiding and abetting an armed robbery at the south Pizza Hut restaurant, is appealing.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: York News-Times

  3. Dodge City man pleads guilty to racketeering

    A Dodge City man pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting attempted murder in a federal racketeering case. According to a news release from U.S.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal


  1. "There is no question of anyone abetting, but there are people at the tactical level who turn a blind eye ...... and that needs to be corrected," Musharraf told reporters at his army office.
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Washington Post

  2. "This is a very emotional issue in the United States," Jones said. "I know he was helping a friend but that's what makes it even more emotional for Americans, if a friend would cooperate in aiding and abetting someone who is committing...
    on May 21, 2007 By: Richard Jones Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Subversive elements with negative attitude are resorting to diverse means and ways such as driving a wedge among the national races, misleading the people, and aiding and abetting anti-government groups to weaken and break up the Union," Senior...
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Than Shwe Source: Peninsula On-line

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