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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate(verb)

    engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

    "They conspired to overthrow the government"

  2. conspire, collude(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"


  1. conspire(Verb)

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

    Etymology: From conspirare, conspiro, from con-, combining form of cum + spiro

  2. conspire(Verb)

    To agree, to concur to one end.

    Etymology: From conspirare, conspiro, from con-, combining form of cum + spiro

  3. conspire(Verb)

    To try to bring about.

    Angry clouds conspire your overthrow. uE000112896uE001 Bp. Hall.

    Etymology: From conspirare, conspiro, from con-, combining form of cum + spiro

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conspire(verb)

    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. Conspire(verb)

    to concur to one end; to agree

  3. Conspire(verb)

    to plot; to plan; to combine for

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Conspire

    kon-spīr′, v.i. to plot or scheme together: to agree: to concur to one end.—v.t. to plan, devise.—n. Conspir′acy, the act of conspiring: a banding together for an evil purpose: a plot: concurrence.—adj. Conspir′ant, conspiring.—ns. Conspirā′tion, conspiracy; Conspir′ator, one who conspires:—fem. Conspir′atress.—adj. Conspiratō′rial.—n. Conspir′er (Shak.), conspirator.—adv. Conspir′ingly. [L. conspirārecon, together, spirāre, to breathe.]


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of conspire in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of conspire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of conspire in a Sentence

  1. Robert Buschel:

    Roger Stone did not conspire, collude, or do any action to subvert the electoral process, sadly, these meritless lawsuits against Roger Stone is not an effective form of therapy for loss Democratic National Convention suffered in 2016.

  2. Rudy Giuliani:

    It's not a crime to talk to a Russian, they are searching for what doesn't exist. The president did not conspire with the Russians.

  3. Brett Kavanaugh:

    It may not be our job to impose sanctions on him, but it is our job to make his pattern of revolting behavior clear — piece by painful piece. Aren’t we failing to fulfill our duty to the American people if we willingly ‘conspire’ with the president in an effort to conceal the true nature of his acts?

  4. Chuck Grassley:

    And I don't know how to conspire.

  5. Robert Mueller:

    I pleaded guilty to non-registration as a foreign agent. ( I'm) a person who did not do anything illegal, did not take any money, there were no victims, there wasn't even a person to conspire with, according to my documents, I did not register before hosting friendship dinners with an American citizen, non-registration is the only crime in my documents.

Images & Illustrations of conspire

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