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abettor

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of abettor

  1. 1 one associated with another in wrongdoing <the man who drove the getaway car in the bank robbery was arrested as an aider and abettor> Synonyms accomplice (also abetter), accessory (also accessary), cohort, confederateRelated Words collaborationist, collaborator, informant, informer; evidence, state's evidence; companion, comrade, crony, henchman, partner; conspirator, plotter, traitor; gangster, mobster, racketeer

  2. 2 someone associated with another to give assistance or moral support <without all the neighborhood kids as abettors, I would never have gotten all my chickens back in their coop> Synonyms ally (also abetter), backer, bedfellow, confederate, fellow traveler, supporter, sympathizerRelated Words empathizer, well-wisher; accessory (also accessary), accomplice, coalitionist, collaborationist, collaborator; adjunct, assistant, coadjutor, helper; associate, cohort, colleague, fellow, partner; buddy, chum, companion, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, mate, palNear Antonyms belittler, detractor; adversary, enemy, foe, opponent



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