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Definition 1: induce to commit perjury or give false testimony - [verb of communication]

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

  • The President tried to suborn false witnesses

(suborn is a kind of ...) cause to do; cause to act in a specified manner

"The ads induced me to buy a VCR" "My children finally got me to buy a computer" "My wife made me buy a new sofa"

(suborn causes ...) knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury

(suborn has a similar meaning as ...) procure (false testimony or perjury)

Definition 2: procure (false testimony or perjury) - [verb of communication]

(suborn is a kind of ...) get by special effort

"He procured extra cigarettes even though they were rationed"

(suborn has a similar meaning as ...) induce to commit perjury or give false testimony

"The President tried to suborn false witnesses"

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

  • He suborned his butler to cover up the murder of his wife

(suborn is a kind of ...) corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality

"debauch the young people with wine and women" "Socrates was accused of corrupting young men" "Do school counselors subvert young children?" "corrupt the morals"

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