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English noun: bribe

1. bribe (possession) payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment


Synonymspayoff


Broader (hypernym)payment


Narrower (hyponym)hush money, kickback, payola, soap


English verb: bribe

1. bribe (possession) make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence


SamplesThis judge can be bought.


ExamplesSam cannot bribe Sue


Synonymsbuy, corrupt, grease one's palms


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)pay


Narrower (hyponym)buy off, pay off, sop


Domain categorycrime, criminal offence, criminal offense, law-breaking, offence, offense









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