Definition of Bribes

1. Noun. (plural of bribe) ¹



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Definition of Bribes

1. bribe [v] - See also: bribe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bribes

briartite
briarwood
briarwoods
bribable
bribe
bribeable
bribed
bribee
bribees
bribeless
briber
briberies
bribers
bribery
bribes (current term)
bribetaking
bribing
bric-a-brac
brick
brick-tea
brick by brick
brick cheese
brick house
brick houses
brick in
brick it
brick over
brick red

Literary usage of Bribes

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1. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1867)
"Consider in what a situation the Company must be, if the Governor-General can form such a secret exchequer of direct bribes, given eo nomine as bribes, ..."

2. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1876)
"Vulgar bribes were given, — directly bribes to and indirectly, — for political ... Members were then first exposed to the temptation of pecuniary bribes. ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1906)
"Vulgar bribes were given,— directly and indirectly,—for political ... Members were then first systematically exposed to the temptation of pecuniary bribes. ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Care to prevent rebellions factions, and bribes. Strangers. which have taken bribes to pervert Justice, or have usurped the publike or private mens ..."

5. Hakluytus Posthumus, Or, Purchas His Pilgrimes: Contayning a History of the by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"Care to prevent rebellions factions, and bribes. Strangers, which have taken bribes to pervert Justice, or have usurped the publike or private mens ..."

6. A History of Greece: From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation by George Grote (1862)
"Besides paying soldiers, he scattered everywhere presents or bribes to gain influential partisans in the cities favourable to his cause; probably Athens and ..."

7. Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1905)
"... corrupt bribes and corrupt presents for Mr. Hastings. Though the committee were tools in his hands, he was a tool in the hands of Mr. Hastings; ..."

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