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abet

Οὔτοι συνέχθειν, ἀλλὰ συμφιλεῖν ἔφυν -> I was not born to hate, but to love.
Sophocles, Antigone 523

English > Greek (Woodhouse)

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v. trans.

Encourage: P. and V. ἐπικελεύειν, παρακαλεῖν, ὁρμᾶν, V. ὀτρύνειν; see encourage, aid.

Have a hand in: P. and V. συμπράσσειν, V. συμφυτεύειν.

Her father Menelaus abets his daughter herein: V. πατήρ τε θυγατρὶ Μενέλεως συνδρᾷ τάδε (Eur., And. 40).