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Abet

Abet appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun abet

What does abet mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [obsolete] An act of abetting; of helping; of giving aid.

Definition of the verb abet

What does abet mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: abetted, abetting

  1. assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary]I helped him
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme, object control with infinitive]I helped him to finish the homework
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] with [Theme, object control with -ing]I helped him with finishing the homework
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] with [Theme, not sentential clause]I helped him with homework
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] with [Theme, arbitrary control with -ing]I helped with finishing the homework
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] with [Theme, not sentential clause]I helped with the homework

      Help Verbs (with the same syntax): aid, assist, help.

    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic word: assist = act as an assistant in a subordinate or supportive function

Alternative definition of the verb abet

verb

  1. [transitive] To assist or encourage by aid or countenance, especially in crime.
  2. [transitive, obsolete except negatively] To support, countenance, maintain, uphold, or aid any cause, opinion, or action; to maintain.
  3. [transitive] To support, uphold, or aid; to maintain.
  4. [obsolete] To urge on, stimulate (a person to do something) - first known use 1390
  5. [obsolete] To back up one's forecast of a doubtful issue, by staking money, etc., to bet.

Definition of the verb abet for high school students

    to aid, help, encourage
    • example: The spy succeeded only because he had a friend on the inside to abet him.

The verb abet is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Group

Abet is a musical group.

Characters

  1. Abet is a fictional character from the 1997 film The Man in Selya's Life.
  2. Abet is a fictional character from the 1982 film Batch '81.

Business

Abet is a record label.

Miscellanea

ABET, incorporated as the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization that accredits post-secondary education programs in "applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology".

  • also known as Engineers' Council for Professional Development, ECPD

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Abet

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Google previewProceedings of the International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education (2014)

ICTIEE 2014 by R. Natarajan

Milligan Abstract ABET is a not-for-profit, nongovernmental accreditor of degree granting programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. ABET uses a peer review process to evaluate academic ...

Google previewThe Essential Guide to Getting a Job in the Nuclear Power Industry (2014)

How To Secure Full-Time Employment or Contract Work by Donald L. Grove

Accreditation ABET is a non‐profit and non‐governmental accrediting agency for academic programs in the disciplines of applied science, computing, engineering , and engineering technology. ABET is a recognized accreditor in the United ...

Google previewPython for Bioinformatics (2010)

by Jason Kinser

The abet is the English alphabet in lowercase letters. The ape is this string converted to a list. The list z is created, and the ape is appended to it. Thus, the first item in the list is the letters in alphabetical order. Then the ape is randomly shuffled ...

Google previewThe Essence of Materials for Engineers (2010)

by Robert W. Messler Jr., Robert W. Messler, Jr.

ABET is the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, which, as its name implies, accredits undergraduate degree programs within engineering. 2. In all cases, the spread of ...

Google previewThe Effectiveness of Industry Advisory Boards in Engineering Education (2007)

ABET is the recognized U.S. accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. Accreditation is a nongovernment, peer-review process that ensures educational quality. Educational ...

Google previewNational Institute of Standards and Technology Special Publication (2000)

ABET is the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Every engineering school in the United States except for MlT wants to be accredited. We are reviewed every six years, and it is a very thorough review. lt's as complex as the ...

Google previewHow are Companies and Workers Preparing for the Workforce of the Future? (2000)

by Deborah W. Smyth

ABET is the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology. Every engineering school in the United States except for MlT wants to be accredited. We are reviewed every six years, and it is a very thorough review. lt's as complex as the ...

Google previewFresh Perspectives: Human Resource Mangement : UJ Custom Publication (2009)

ABET is a key area in the HRD strategy .

Google previewEngineering and Society (2009)

Working Towards Social Justice, Part I: Engineering and Society by Caroline Baillie, George Catalano

ABET is the accrediting body for all engineering and engineering technology programs in the United States and thus has an important impact on the training of tomorrow's engineers and engineering educators. Members of the American ...

Google previewFresh Perspectives: Human Resource Management (2006)

ABET is a key area in the HRD strategy. Information technology inuolues the use of technological systems such as computers and telecommunications to store and send information. Refer to Chapter 2 for more on information technology.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1983)

Volume 19 - Energy: Costing Thermal Electric Power Plants to Ethanol by John J. McKetta Jr

The ECPD/ABET, in its Annual Reports issued in the Fall of each year, publishes a listing of engineering programs recognized through its accreditation process. This listing shows the name of the institution, the names of the individually ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Abet, abet′, v.t.to incite by encouragement or ...

Google previewDictionary of Homonyms (2007)

by David Rothwell

abet In its most common usage, this verb has rather shady connotations. The word means 'to assist or encourage', but it is invariably ...

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Small photo of BANGKOK-DEC 22: Unidentified Thai people with flag in hand wait to abet the parade of mass people to resist the government of Shinawatra regimes on Dec 22, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand. More...

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Quotes about Abet

No state should be allowed to profess partnership with the global coalition against terror, while continuing to aid, abet and sponsor terrorism. (Atal Bihari Vajpayee)
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Scrabble value of A1B3E1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of ABET

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