conspire definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To plan collectively privately to dedicate an illegal or wrongful act or accomplish a legal function through illegal action.
    • To Participate or work together; combine: "Semisweet chocolate, cocoa dust, espresso, Cognac, and vanilla all conspire to intensify [the cake's] flavor” ( Sally Schneider).
    • to produce an agreement, esp. a secret contract, to-do some work, as to dedicate treason or a crime, or to do a little unlawful deed; to plot collectively.
    • To concur to 1 end; to agree.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To plan or plot secretly.
    • To plot; to plan; to combine for.
  • verb:
    • To privately plot or make plans together, frequently used regarding some thing bad or illegal.
    • To concur, to concur to at least one end.
    • To try to cause.
    • practice plotting or access a conspiracy, swear collectively
    • act together or arrangement plus secret towards a deceitful or illegal function
  • others:
    • Literally, to inhale together (with); breathe unison or accord, as with singing.
    • To agree by oath, covenant, or otherwise to commit a reprehensible or unlawful work; engage in a conspiracy; plot; specially, hatch treason.
    • Figuratively, to concur to a single end; act together; add jointly to a particular outcome: as, all things conspired to make him successful.
    • Synonyms To intrigue. To mix, concur, unite, cooperate.
    • To plot; program; devise; contrive; plan for.

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