Definition of Connives
1. Verb. (third-person singular of connive) ¹
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Definition of Connives
1. connive [v] - See also: connive
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Literary usage of Connives
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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"... or who procures the same to be falsely or fraudulently executed, or who advises, aids in or connives at such execution thereof, shall be imprisoned for ..."
2. A History of the Commonwealth of Florence: From the Earliest Independence of by Thomas Adolphus Trollope (1865)
"... city for six days—Charles connives at it—His rapacity—The Neri established in power—Cardinal Acqua- sparta sent a second time to Florence—His attempts ..."
3. The Wentworth Papers, 1705-1739: Selected from the Private and Family by Thomas Wentworth Strafford (1883)
"... his assistance, and connives at her doing him good offices. I told this news of Britain being Envoy to Berlin to some Gentlemen that I thought were very ..."
4. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bingham by Joseph Bingham (1855)
"... or chrism ; and the bishop that connives at any of his clergy so doing, is ordered to be excommunicated for two months : and if a presbyter without his ..."
5. The Life and Times of Richard Baxter: With a Critical Examination of His by William Orme (1830)
"... of the Bishops about the increase of Popery—Bishop Ward—Grove—Serjeant Fountain—Judge Vaughan—The King connives at the Toleration of the Nonconformists— ..."
6. Notes on the United States Supreme Court Reports: Supplementary to Rose's by Charles Lawrence Thompson, United States Supreme Court, Walter Malins Rose (1905)
"685, holding where corporate officer in sole charge of its business falsely represents that he is authorized to sell its realty and fraudulently connives ..."
7. Our Missions: Being a History of the Principal Missionary Transactions of by Thomas D. Halsted (1866)
"... Ben Israel— Conference at Whitehall—Collier's tract—Charles II. connives at their return —Bill of,Naturalization passed and repealed, 1753—Reflections. ..."