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Synonyms for abet

to give support or assistance

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assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing

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However the IHC on November 10, 2015 decided the matter while declaring the SC's verdict null and void, directed the federation to re-investigate the role of abettors on imposing emergency in the country.
Meanwhile, Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar, the corps commander of Karachi, visited the Rangers headquarters, where he was briefed over the paramilitary forces strategy to round the financiers and abettors of the terrorism.
He added, "9,000 IBOs have been apprehended, thousand terrorists and abettors have been killed and 218 hard core terrorists have been killed in cities.
If that is true, then all the police officials involved in this scam will be treated as abettors of the crime.
Besides other things, the abettors of offences, whether individuals, entities, banks or financial institutions would also be liable for prosecution and penalty.
Islamabad, May 19 ( ANI ): Close associates and abettors of former Pakistan General Pervez Musharraf, during his reign in the federal cabinet, deterred from giving statements to the enquiry team of Federal Investigation Agency in regard to their role in the 2007 emergency rule by the then-military ruler.
Speaking during a meeting with Harb at Baabda Palace, Sleiman said: "Security and judicial authorities have been given strict instructions to work to uncover the circumstances of this case as well as the perpetrators and abettors and refer them to the judiciary.
Debate rages over the appropriate scope of liability under securities laws for aiders and abettors.
All co-conspirators and abettors must be held accountable," he told the businessmen who visited him at Gudaibiya Palace yesterday.
Analyst Zarko Trajanoski in Dnevnik says that a mutual characteristic of Prime Minister's favorite creators of the public opinion is that they are "great" Christians and main abettors of the homophobic speech of hatred towards the EU.
6) This Comment discusses how the Madoff family represents a class of potential defendants who remain shielded from private civil liability because investors are unable to bring causes of action against those who aid and abet securities fraud, and proposes that Senator Specter's bill is the appropriate mechanism to restore the right of private litigants to sue aiders and abettors.
s alleged abettors - three women and two men who reside in Springfield - were arrested last week by police.
The international community should not recognize these elections and must impose strict sanctions on the Assad regime and its abettors.
Then there are the aiders and abettors, the Liberals.
By that I mean that we must investigate into the guilt committed by Ayub Khan, Yahya Khan, Ziaul Haq and Musharraf and all those who collaborated with them, such as the honourable judges, politicians, bureaucrats, the opportunists, abettors and the instigators.