What does Conspiracy mean?

Definitions for Conspiracy
kənˈspɪr ə siCon·spir·a·cy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conspiracy, confederacynoun

    a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act

  2. conspiracy, cabalnoun

    a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)

  3. conspiracy, confederacynoun

    a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose

Wiktionary

  1. conspiracynoun

    The act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.

    Etymology: The verb conspire generally accepted of coming from the roots con, and spiro — so 'to conspire' literally means 'to breathe together'.

  2. conspiracynoun

    An agreement between two or more persons to break the law at some time in the future.

    Etymology: The verb conspire generally accepted of coming from the roots con, and spiro — so 'to conspire' literally means 'to breathe together'.

  3. conspiracynoun

    A group of ravens.

    Etymology: The verb conspire generally accepted of coming from the roots con, and spiro — so 'to conspire' literally means 'to breathe together'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conspiracynoun

    a combination of men for an evil purpose; an agreement, between two or more persons, to commit a crime in concert, as treason; a plot

  2. Conspiracynoun

    a concurence or general tendency, as of circumstances, to one event, as if by agreement

  3. Conspiracynoun

    an agreement, manifesting itself in words or deeds, by which two or more persons confederate to do an unlawful act, or to use unlawful to do an act which is lawful; confederacy

Freebase

  1. Conspiracy

    In criminal law, a conspiracy is an agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime at some time in the future. Criminal law in some countries or for some conspiracies may require that at least one overt act must also have been undertaken in furtherance of that agreement, to constitute an offense. There is no limit on the number participating in the conspiracy and, in most countries, no requirement that any steps have been taken to put the plan into effect. For the purposes of concurrence, the actus reus is a continuing one and parties may join the plot later and incur joint liability and conspiracy can be charged where the co-conspirators have been acquitted or cannot be traced. Finally, repentance by one or more parties does not affect liability but may reduce their sentence.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Conspiracy' in Nouns Frequency: #2764

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conspiracy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Conspiracy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Conspiracy in a Sentence

  1. Hamilton Wright Mabi:

    Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The criminals neither let investigation nor investigate crimes; indeed, it is it that authenticates itself an authentic proof of their involvement and conspiracy.

  3. Shukri Abdull:

    We had our own intelligence sources, that I would be arrested and locked up, because I was accused as being part of a conspiracy to bring down the government, i was sent a bullet to my house. I never told my wife or my family. I never even made a police report.

  4. Nicholas Wade:

    Right from the beginning, public perception favored lab escape, that perception was very much shaped by a letter that appeared in The Lancet and derided lab escape as a conspiracy theory and said that lab escape was the way this virus had emerged and we should stand shoulder to shoulder with our Chinese colleagues on the forefront of fighting the disease.

  5. Robert Higdon:

    Mr. Cephas is a convicted drug trafficker who was sentenced to federal prison for his role in a wide-ranging drug conspiracy which imported cocaine and methamphetamine into the United States from Mexico.

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