HyperDic: bribe

English > 2 senses of the word bribe:
NOUNpossessionbribe, payoffpayment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
VERBpossessionbribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palmsmake illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
bribe > pronunciation
Soundsbray'b
Rhymesascribe ... vibe: 15 rhymes with ayb...
English > bribe: 2 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningPayment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment.
Synonympayoff
Narrowerhush moneyA bribe paid to someone to insure that something is kept secret
kickbackA commercial bribe paid by a seller to a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into the transaction
payolaA bribe given to a disc jockey to induce him to promote a particular record
soapmoney offered as a bribe
BroaderpaymentA sum of money paid or a claim discharged
Spanishalfadía, bacalada, cohecho, coima, matraca, mordida, soborno
Catalansubornació, subornament, suborn
Verbsbribemake illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
English > bribe: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot bribe Sue
Synonymscorrupt, buy, grease one's palms
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Narrowerbuy off, pay offpay someone with influence in order to receive a favor
sopGive a conciliatory gift or bribe to
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishcomprar, corromper, sobornar
Catalancomprar, subornar
Adjectivesbribablecapable of being corrupted
Nounsbribepayment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
bribersomeone who pays (or otherwise incites / incites) you to commit a wrongful / wrongful act
briberythe practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage

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