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abettor

noun
variants: also abetter

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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

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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

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“Abettor.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abettor. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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