conspire conspire  /kən ˈspaɪ ər/


  1. (v) engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together
  2. (v) act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful or illegal purpose


  1. Ontario Must Crack "Code of Silence" Among Correctional Officers Involved in Use of Excessive Force: Ombudsman

    TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 11, 2013) - Ontario Ombudsman André Marin today called on the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services to crack the pervasive "code of silence" under which some guards in the province's correctional institutions use excessive force against inmates and conspire to cover it up.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. Ghana’s Ex-Airport Security Chief Caught in Heroin Sting

    A former security official at Ghana’s main international airport faces a possible life sentence after federal prosecutors in New York charged him with using his position to conspire to import heroin into the U.S.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "Because Skilling's misconduct entailed no bribe or kickback," Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote in the majority opinion, "he did not conspire to commit honest-services fraud under our confined construction" of the law.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Source:

  2. "If Ms. Regan did make the charge that a Jewish cabal was conspiring against her, she clearly stepped over the line by employing the age-old anti-Semitic canard that Jews conspire against non-Jews," ADL National Director Abraham H. Foxman said....
    on Dec 19, 2006 By: Abraham Foxman Source: USA Today

  3. "It's definitely nice to win again (in America). Nobody likes negative questions when you try to be positive all the time. You get into contention. Sometimes you don't finish off. It could be a lot different, things, you know, conspire to do...
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Lee Westwood Source: Irish Times

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