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Bribe Bribe, v. i.
1. To commit robbery or theft. [Obs.]
2. 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.
An attempt to bribe, though unsuccessful, has been
holden to be criminal, and the offender may be
The bard may supplicate, but cannot bribe.
Bribe Bribe, n. [F. bribe a lump of bread, scraps, leavings of
meals (that are generally given to a beggar), LL. briba scrap
of bread; cf. OF. briber, brifer, to eat gluttonously, to
beg, and OHG. bilibi food.]
1. A gift begged; a present. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
2. 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
Undue reward for anything against justice is a
3. That which seduces; seduction; allurement.
Not the bribes of sordid wealth can seduce to leave
these ever?blooming sweets. --Akenside.
BribeBribe Bribe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bribed; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To rob or steal. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
2. 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
Neither is he worthy who bribes a man to vote
against his conscience. --F. W.
3. To gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe.
Meaning of Bribe from wikipedia
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bribery. The bribe
is the gift bestowed
the recipient's conduct. It may be money...
- The Bribe
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on a story written
- Bribe Payers Index
(BPI) is a measure
of how willing
a nation's business sector appears
in corrupt business
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BPI was published...
- Richmond County
Sheriff's Office revealed
that the officer
took over $9,000 in bribes
for receiving packages containing marijuana
and p****ing them...
- State Department
in 2004. Leaders
of the Norte
del Valle cartel allegedly bribed
and corrupted Colombian
and Colombian legislators
in a bait cage to be drowned, and a gloating Leeds reveals
that she bribed
the corrupt Thorpe
to set Mitch
up so he could justify firing
- name is a phrase
for "silver or lead", meaning
"take the money
) or I will take your life." "Manhunt" – 2:51 "Maximum Overdrive" – 2:26...
- competition. As the cartels
set up infrastructure, routes, transport
methods, and bribes
, it became easier
to either establish similar deals
- to Medellín with a heavy
load from Ecuador. Initially Escobar tried
the Medellín judges
who were forming
the case against
- Colombian media reported
of the Norte
del Valle Cartel
had been bribing military
and police units
to deactivate radars