abet (someone) in

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abet (someone) in

To help someone in an activity, usually an illegal one. If you drove the robber's getaway car, then you abetted him in a crime! Everyone thinks you abetted Connie in starting this rumor.
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abet someone in something

to help someone in some deed; to help someone do something illegal. Surely you do not expect me to abet you in this crime!
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Some of these are the same organizations that aided and abetted in the killing of thousands of American soldiers in Vietnam with their propaganda to turn the American sentiment against the war and, worse, our soldiers.