HyperDic: suborn

English > 3 senses of the word suborn:
VERBsocialsubornincite to commit a crime or an evil deed
communicationsubornprocure (false testimony or perjury)
communicationsuborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony
English > suborn: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningincite to commit a crime or an evil deed.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He suborned his butler to cover up the murder of his wife"
Broadercorrupt, pervert, subvert, demoralize, demoralise, debauch, debase, profane, vitiate, deprave, misdirectcorrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality
Spanishsobornar
Nounssubornationunderhandedly or improperly inducing someone to do something improper or unlawful
subornersomeone who pays (or otherwise incites / incites) you to commit a wrongful / wrongful act
English > suborn: 3 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningprocure (false testimony or perjury) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderprocure, secureGet by special effort
Similar tosuborninduce to commit perjury or give false testimony
Spanishagenciarse
Nounssubornationperjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give
English > suborn: 3 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaninginduce to commit perjury or give false testimony.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The President tried to suborn false witnesses"
Cause toperjureknowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury
Broaderinduce, stimulate, cause, have, get, makeCause to do
Similar tosubornprocure (false testimony or perjury)
Spanishsobornar
Nounssubornationperjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give

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