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bribe

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  • nounpayoff to influence illegal or wrong activity
  • verbrequest silence, action, or inaction for money
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Synonyms for bribe

noun payoff to influence illegal or wrong activity
  • blackmail
  • compensation
  • gift
  • graft
  • gratuity
  • hush money
  • incentive
  • inducement
  • kickback
  • perk
  • reward
  • allurement
  • bait
  • contract
  • enticement
  • envelope
  • feedbag
  • goody
  • gravy
  • grease
  • ice
  • lagniappe
  • lure
  • payola
  • perquisite
  • present
  • price
  • protection
  • remuneration
  • sop
  • sweetener
  • sweetening
  • take
  • buyoff
  • corrupt money
  • corrupting gift
  • fringe benefit
  • influence peddling

Antonyms for bribe

  • hindrance
  • loss
  • penalty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to bribe

bait

noun. something for luring

blackmail

noun. intimidation for money; money to quiet informer

bought off

verb. bribe someone in order to receive a favor

buy off

verb. bribe someone in order to receive a favor

corrupt

verb. pervert; pollute

douceur

noun. present
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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