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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.

  2. conspire(Verb)

    To agree, to concur to one end.

  3. conspire(Verb)

    To try to bring about.

    Angry clouds conspire your overthrow. uE000112896uE001 Bp. Hall.

  4. Origin: 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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How to say conspire in sign language?

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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. Chuck Grassley:

    And I don't know how to conspire.

  2. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro:

    Enough already with vampires who conspire against peace.

  3. Judge Ellen Huvelle:

    They can conspire until doomsday, but the guy has to have injuries.

  4. George Bernard Shaw:

    Make money and the whole nation will conspire to call you a gentleman.

  5. Yucef Merhi:

    To live is to conspire against death knowing that death is our best ally

Images & Illustrations of conspire

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