Synonyms of 'abet'
in the sense of boost
to encourage or improve
We need a big win to boost our confidence.
in the sense of forward
to advance or promote
He forwarded their cause with courage, skill and humour.
in the sense of foster
to promote the growth or development of
They are keen to foster trading links with the West.
in the sense of further
to assist the progress of (something)
Education needn't only be about furthering your career.
in the sense of incite
to stir up or provoke to action
He incited his fellow citizens to take revenge.
in the sense of promote
to work for
His country will do everything possible to promote peace.
in the sense of prompt
to motivate or cause someone to do something
The recession has prompted consumers to cut back on buying cars.
in the sense of second
to give aid or backing to
He seconded the motion against fox hunting.
in the sense of spur
to encourage (someone)
His friend's plight had spurred him into taking part.
Thesaurus for abet from the Collins English Thesaurus