AskDefine | Define connive

Dictionary Definition

connive

Verb

1 encourage or assent to illegally or criminally
2 form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner [syn: scheme, intrigue]

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English

Verb

  1. to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime; to collude
  2. to plot or scheme
  3. to pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame

Translations

to cooperate with others secretly in order to commit a crime
to plot or scheme
to pretend to be ignorant of something in order to escape blame

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