What does the word abet mean?

Usage examples for abet

  1. But the sweaters, though standing in terror of such possibility, have learned every device of evasion, and, as before stated, the women necessarily abet them for fear of losing work altogether. – Prisoners of Poverty Abroad by Helen Campbell
  2. Why does he aid and abet his relations?" – Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  3. Daniel Burton, are you actually going to abet that girl in her wretched impertinence? – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter