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Definition of the noun abetter

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noun - plural: abetters

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

Alternative definition of the noun abetter


  1. One who abets; an instigator of an offense or an offender.

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Google previewThe Nasb Minister's Bible Burgundy New American Standard Bible (2006)

by Hendrickson, Hendrickson Publishers

aBetter is a 1dish of 2vegetables where love is Than a bfattened ox served with hatred. 18 A ahot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the bslow to anger ccalms a dispute. 19 The way of the lazy is as a hedge of thorns, But the path of the ...

Google previewTurning the Page (2014)

Book Culture in the Digital Age—Essays, Reflections, Interventions by Jeffrey R. Di Leo

“we needto devise abetter means ofchoosing booksforreview”; (2) “we needto findbetter waysto reward reviewers”; and(3) “we needto better train...

Google previewDictionary of Youth Justice (2013)

by Barry Goldson

aBetter. services andsupport forparents« (including the Sure Start programme);. aBetter. financial support for families«;. aHelping. families balance work and home«;. aStrengthening. marriage«; andaBetter support forserious family problems« ...

Google previewLanguage and the Lexicon (2016)

An Introduction by David Singleton

abetter«). from being obscene or insulting to being relatively neutral. Likewise for the case of Latin caballus, whose meaning in formal contexts. aimproved«. from. aold. nag« to simply. ahorse«. The opposite term to melioration is pejoration (cf.

Google previewDictionary of Critical Realism (2015)

by Mervyn Hartwig

abetter«and. aworse«as. wellasatrue« and. afalse«. inrespect ofbeliefs about how the world is. Like ideasin general, therefore, human values and morality are. aparts. ofthe natural world,products of the naturalised processof thought« ( Bhaskar ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Confucianism (2015)

2-volume set by Xinzhong Yao

abetter. edition«, were loathe to press for government approval of texts of such uncertain provenance, when the general line of transmission for texts written in Han-time (jinwen. aModern. Script«) was better attested. Besides, the Confucian ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of International Relations and Global Politics (2013)

by Martin Griffiths

abetter«. than MFN byspecial agreement. For example, it haslongbeen recognized that theleast developed countries should be granted preferential treatment, more favorable than MFN. This is known as Special and Differential ( S&D) ...

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of Sociology (2002)

by Raymond Boudon, Francois Bourricaud

abetter. future« nor why utopians should be regarded with reverence as being the driving force of history, the salt of the earth. The central question asked by Mannheim can be stated as follows: ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

Forthis reason abetter distribution of recycled nutrients canbe expected from rotationalgrazing insmall paddocks thanfrom continuous grazing inlarge paddocks.Thus harvesting method and grazing management havea large impact on ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

abetter я. one who abets or aids [also spelt abettor ] a'betaz. abettor я. [also, sometimes, spelt abetter] a'betaz, (also, especially in law) a'be-te:z. abeyance я. (expectation) a'bee-ans; (improperly) a'bii-ans.

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler, David Crystal


Google previewA Comprehensive Dictionary of the English Language (1866)

by Joseph Emerson Worcester

Etiology j see Affector Affiliate Affiliation Afraid Aghast Agriculturist Aide-de-camp Aisle, church Ajutage Alchemical Alchemist Alchemy Alcoran Alexipharmic Alkahest Alkali Allege Allocution Alloy Almacantar Almanac Almonry Abby Abetter A ...

Google previewThe Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)

Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw

abetter, or abettor, abetment.

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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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