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Definition of the noun abettor

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noun - plural: abettors

  1. one who helps or encourages or incites another
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • alternative spelling: abetter
    • more generic words: accessary / accessory = someone who helps another person commit a crime

Alternative definition of the noun abettor

noun

  1. [legal] A variant spelling of abetter to be preferred in legal documents.

Explanation

Abettor a.k.a. Abetting: Abettor, is a legal term implying one who instigates, encourages or assists another to commit an offence.

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Google previewThe Columbia Guide to Standard American English (2013)

by Kenneth George Wilson

It has two Standard spellings, but abettor is the more frequent. abhorrent (adj.) ...

Google previewThe Lawyers Reports Annotated (1915)

The distinction here made between the principal offender and the aider and abettor is that made at comm6n law between principals in the first and in the second degree. The distinction between principal and accessory raises an entirely ...

Google previewChoice and Practical Expositions on Four Select Psalms: Viz. the Fourth Psalm, in Eight, the Forty-second Psalm, in Ten, the Fifty-first Psalm, in Twenty, the Sixty-third Psalm, in Seven, Sermons. Preached by ... Thomas Horton, Etc. [Edited by William Dillingham. With the Text.] (1675)

A good Abettor is a good help to a good Cause: Now this is that which God's servants partake of, whiles they have God himself to plead for them, as they areimplyed here to have. Andit is comfortable in all the wrongs, and injuries, and neglests ...

Google previewThe Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence (1848)

by John Jane Smith Wharton

An abettor is an instigator or setter on, one ...

Google previewUniversal's Guide to LL.B. Entrance Examination

by Manish Arora

Abettor is a person who instigates the commission of offence. ♢ Right to information became statutory right from 2005. ♢ Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 empowered the Hindu women and daughters to have equal shares in ancestral ...

Google previewPenny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

ABETTOR. The etymology of this word is somewhat uncertain ; it may be derived from the Saxon betan, to push forward, or incite. An abettor is an instigator or setter on — one that procures another to ...

Google previewA - Andes (1833)

ABETTOR. The etymology of this word is somewhat uncertain; it may be derived from the Saxun betan, to push forward, or incite. An abettor is an instigator or setter on—onc that procures another to commit a crime.

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (1833)

ABETTOR. The etymology of this word is somewhat uncertain ; it may be derived from the Saxon betan, to push forward, or incite. An abettor is an instigator or setter on— one that procures another to commit a crime.

Google previewA New Law Dictionary (1999)

Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and Phrases as Occur in the Works of Legal Authors, in the Practice of the Courts, and in the Parliamentary Proceedings of the Houses of Lords and Commons, to which is Added an Outline of an Action at Law and of a Suit in Equity by Henry James Holthouse, Henry Penington

Abettor. See tit. Abel. Abeyance or Abbayance ( from the Pr. beer, or bayer, to expect). Expectation, remembrancel waiting, &c. It is a principle of law, that the absolute property, or, as it is termed, the ABA ABE 18 .

Google previewA Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern ... (1995)

by Henry Campbell Black

An abettor. Fleta, lib. 2, c. 65, S 7. See Abbitob. ABETTOR. In criminal law. An instigator, or setter on; one who promotes or procures a crime to be committed; one who commands, advises, instigates, or encourages another to commit a crime; ...

Google previewThe New Royal and Universal English Dictionary ... (1763)

To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson

ABETTOR,. n.s.. the perfon who encourages, fupports, or stirs up. In law, one who instigates, encourages, or sets another on to the commission of fomething criminal, or assists in the performance of it. ABEVACUA'TION, », / a partial ...

Google previewA law dictionary for the use of students and the legal profession (1875)

by Archibald Brown

This word is commonly used in two senses, 1st, by itself, when it signifies an abettor: See title AIDERS am) ABETToRs. 2ndly, in conjunction with the word verdict. AIDER BY VERDICT means curing by verdict. The principle of aider by verdict is ...

Google previewA New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law (1874)

For the Use of Students, the Legal Profession, and the Public by Archibald Brown

This word is commonly used in two senses, 1st, by itself, when it signifies an abettor : See title Atders awd Abettors. 2ndly, in conjunction with the word verdict. Aider ry Verdtct means curing by verdict, The phrase is used in reference to faults or ...

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Video shows what abettor means. One that abets an offender; one that incites; instigates; encourages.. A supporter or advocate.. abettor pronunciation. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1B3E1T1T1O1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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