Thursday, March 31, 2011

abet

abet [ uh'-BET ]
 verb ]
 MEANING :
 to assist, encourage or support an activity or plan esp. some wrongdoing
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 To abet a criminal in any wrongdoing is a punishable offence in all the countries of the world.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 We believe it is crucial to have an open discussion about whether it is legitimate to aid and abet criminal activities – and the theft of data certainly qualifies as a criminal activity – by using substantial public resources to purchase stolen goods from a thief.