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Definition 1: payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for bribe in the sense of this definition

(bribe is a kind of ...) a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

(... is a kind of bribe ) a bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret

(... is a kind of bribe ) a commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction

(... is a kind of bribe ) a bribe given to a disc jockey to induce him to promote a particular record

(... is a kind of bribe ) money offered as a bribe

Definition 2: make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence - [verb of possession]

Samples where bribe or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This judge can be bought

Synonyms for bribe in the sense of this definition

(bribe is a kind of ...) give money, usually in exchange for goods or services

"I paid four dollars for this sandwich" "Pay the waitress, please"

(... is a kind of bribe ) give a conciliatory gift or bribe to

(... is a kind of bribe ) pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor

(bribe belongs to category ...) (criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act

"a long record of crimes"

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