aiding and abetting
Definition of aiding and abetting
: helping and encouraging She is charged with aiding and abetting the thief in his getaway.
Word by Word Definitions
: to provide with what is useful or necessary in achieving an end
: to give assistance
: the act of helping someone
: help given : assistance
: tangible means of assistance (such as money or supplies)
: to actively second and encourage (something, such as an activity or plan)
: to assist or support (someone) in the achievement of a purpose
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