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English verb: buy off

1. buy off (possession) pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor

Synonymspay off

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)bribe, buy, corrupt, grease one's palms

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

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