What does bribe mean?

Definitions for bribe
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bribe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bribe, payoff(verb)

    payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment

  2. bribe, corrupt, buy, grease one's palms(verb)

    make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or influence

    "This judge can be bought"

Wiktionary

  1. bribe(Noun)

    Something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty.

  2. bribe(Verb)

    To give a bribe to.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bribe(noun)

    a gift begged; a present

  2. Bribe(noun)

    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

  3. Bribe(noun)

    that which seduces; seduction; allurement

  4. Bribe(verb)

    to rob or steal

  5. Bribe(verb)

    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

  6. Bribe(verb)

    to gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe

  7. Bribe(verb)

    to commit robbery or theft

  8. Bribe(verb)

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bribe

    brīb, n. something given to influence unduly the judgment or corrupt the conduct: allurement.—v.t. to influence by a bribe: to gain over.—v.i. to practise bribery.—ns. Brib′er, one who bribes; Brib′ery, the act of giving or taking bribes; Brib′ery-oath, an oath taken by an elector that he has not been bribed. [O. Fr. bribe, a lump of bread; origin dub.]

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How to say bribe in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bribe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bribe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of bribe in a Sentence

  1. George Pell:

    It is implausible that I tried to bribe him for a number of reasons.

  2. Malik Riaz Hussain:

    If I tell you the amount of the biggest bribe I have ever paid, you will have a heart attack.

  3. Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula:

    South Africa did not pay any bribe nor did it illegally obtain the right to host the World Cup.

  4. Judith Irène Balou:

    We will then get the answers from teachers and then bribe the exam supervisor to allow us to enter the hall with it.

  5. Peter Robinson:

    I didn't think it was adequate. If he wants to bribe us, to bribe us with our own money comes a bit short of what is required.

Images & Illustrations of bribe

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Translations for bribe

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  • رشوة, رشاArabic
  • ришүәтBashkir
  • подкуп, подкупвам, рушветBulgarian
  • úplatek, podplatit, uplatitCzech
  • bestikkeDanish
  • Bestechungsgeld, bestechen, schmieren, Schmiergeld, kaufenGerman
  • δωροδοκία, δωροδοκώ, δωροληψίαGreek
  • koruptiEsperanto
  • cohecho, soborno, coima, cohechar, alfadía, matraca, mordida, sobornarSpanish
  • pistis, altkäemaksEstonian
  • رشوه, رشوه دادنPersian
  • lahjus, lahjoaFinnish
  • pot-de-vin, soudoyer, corrompre, verserFrench
  • לשחד, שוחדHebrew
  • megvesztegetésHungarian
  • կաշառել, կաշառքArmenian
  • sogokan, suap, menyuap, menyogokIndonesian
  • mútaIcelandic
  • offrire, tangenteItalian
  • 賄賂Japanese
  • ქრთამი, ქრთამის მიცემაGeorgian
  • សំណូកKhmer
  • 뇌물Korean
  • ສິນບົນLao
  • kukulis, kukuļotLatvian
  • moni whakapati, whakapati, koha whakapatiMāori
  • omkopen, steekpenning, smeergeldDutch
  • łapówka, dawać łapówkęPolish
  • suborno, propina, subornarPortuguese
  • взятка, подкуп, подкупать, давать взяткуRussian
  • ми́то, míto, mítiti, podmititi, подмитити, potplátiti, митити, potkúpiti, поткупити, потплатитиSerbo-Croatian
  • muta, dusörSwedish
  • hongo, mlungula, chai, rushwaSwahili
  • లంచముTelugu
  • สินบนThai
  • rüşvet vermek, rüşvetTurkish
  • שמירן, שמיר, אונטערקויפֿןYiddish
  • 贿赂Chinese

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