Definition of Conspire

1. Verb. Engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together. "They conspire to move "; "They conspired to overthrow the government"

Exact synonyms: Cabal, Complot, Conjure, Machinate
Specialized synonyms: Coconspire
Generic synonyms: Plot
Derivative terms: Cabal, Conspiracy, Conspirative, Conspirator, Machination, Machinator



2. Verb. Act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful or illegal purpose. "The two companies conspired to cause the value of the stock to fall"
Exact synonyms: Collude
Generic synonyms: Interact
Derivative terms: Collusion, Collusion, Collusive, Conspiracy, Conspirative

Definition of Conspire

1. v. i. To make an agreement, esp. a secret agreement, to do some act, as to commit treason or a crime, or to do some unlawful deed; to plot together.

2. v. t. To plot; to plan; to combine for.

Definition of Conspire

1. Verb. To secretly plot or make plans together, often used regarding something bad or illegal. ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) To agree, to concur to one end. ¹

3. Verb. To try to bring about. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conspire

1. to plan secretly with another [v -SPIRED, -SPIRING, -SPIRES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conspire

conspiracy theorist
conspiracy theorists
conspiracy theory
conspirancy
conspirant
conspiration
conspirational
conspirations
conspirative
conspirator
conspiratorial
conspiratorially
conspirators
conspiratory
conspiratour
conspire (current term)
conspired
conspirer
conspirers
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conspirings
conspurcate
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const correctness
constable

Literary usage of Conspire

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1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... of the impious subjects, who should resist his authority, conspire against his life, or violate, by an indecent union, the chastity even of his widow. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"The varied influences of man's environment conspire with the aspiring instincts of his in most soul to conduct him constantly out of the imperfect toward ..."

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