Definitions for bribebraɪb
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bribebraɪb(n.; v.)bribed, brib•ing.
(n.)money or other valuable consideration given or promised with a view to corrupting the behavior of a person, as a public official.
anything given or serving to persuade or induce.
(v.t.)to give or promise a bribe to.
to influence or corrupt by a bribe.
(v.i.)to give a bribe; practice bribery.
Origin of bribe:
1350–1400; ME < MF: remnant of food given as alms
payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms(verb)
make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence
"This judge can be bought"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to offer money or a gift for a favor
***He bribed officials to get information.
money or gift for a favor
to accept a bribe from sb
Something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty.
To give a bribe to.
a gift begged; a present
a price, reward, gift, or favor bestowed or promised with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct of a judge, witness, voter, or other person in a position of trust
that which seduces; seduction; allurement
to rob or steal
to give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust) with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct; to induce or influence by a bribe; to give a bribe to
to gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe
to commit robbery or theft
to give a bribe to a person; to pervert the judgment or corrupt the action of a person in a position of trust, by some gift or promise
Translations for bribe
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a gift offered to persuade a person to do something, usually dishonest
Policemen are not allowed to accept bribes.
- subornoPortuguese (BR)
- das BestechungsgeldGerman
- δωροδόκημα, το δώρο που προσφέρεται σε κπ. κατά τη δωροδοκίαGreek
- שֹחַד @@@שוֹחַד$$$Hebrew
- bestikkelse, smøring, lokkemiddelNorwegian
- muta, bestickningSwedish
- 賄賂Chinese (Trad.)
- хабар, підкупUkrainian
- رشوت کی چیزUrdu
- vật hối lộVietnamese
- 贿赂Chinese (Simp.)
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