- Antonyms of ABET
protest, counter, bar, hinder, denounce, curb, rein in, still, inhibit, dissuade, stifle, prevent, obstruct, resist, calm, bridle, constrain, handicap, hold back, block, sabotage, impede, strangle, hamper, quiet, balk, disappoint, hold, expose, let down, stunt, restrain, tame, rein, oppose, desert, deter, disconcert, disapprove, reject, harm, interfere, stop, dishearten, refuse, frustrate, straiten, damage, counteract, injure, tranquilize, inconvenience, settle, fail, confound, stay, hurt, discourage, allay, soothe, check, retard, halt, regulate.
- Examples of usage:
- Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP. - "" by
- And you will not abet revolutionary measures if you get into Parliament? - "Kenelm Chillingly, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
- Top resources with antonyms for ABET:
- Abet definition, to encourage, support, or countenance by aid or approval, ... See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com. help, aid, assist; promote. Antonyms Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for "abet" Spanish Central: Translation of "abet" Nglish: Translation of "abet" for Spanish speakers Britannica English: ... 1 to bring (something volatile or intense) into being <the belief that violent entertainment abets violent behavior in the people who partake of it> Synonyms incite, ... abet - Meaning in Hindi, what is meaning of abet in Hindi dictionary, audio pronunciation, synonyms and definitions ... Pronunciation of abet ... Antonyms of abet. Synonyms and antonyms for abet. 1. abet (v.) assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing. Synonyms: assist. Synonym.com 2001-2015 Demand Media, ...