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synonyms for bribing

  • buy off
  • corrupt
  • entice
  • pay off
  • seduce
  • tempt
  • approach
  • buy
  • coax
  • fix
  • influence
  • instigate
  • lubricate
  • lure
  • pervert
  • reward
  • soap
  • square
  • suborn
  • sugar
  • tamper
  • tip
  • buy back
  • do business
  • get at
  • get to
  • grease palm
  • make a deal
  • oil palm
  • sweeten the pot
  • take care of
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antonyms for bribing

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  • repulse
  • turn off
  • leave alone
  • straighten
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How to use bribing in a sentence

After serving as the area’s alderman from 1983 to 1987, he was convicted of taking a bribe from an FBI informant and served 3½ years in prison.
HOW A CHICAGO POLITICAL HANGOUT WENT FROM BUSTLING TO BOARDED-UP — EVEN AFTER THE CITY PROMISED HELPBY MICK DUMKEDECEMBER 17, 2020PROPUBLICA
In 2016 court testimony, Sinovac’s founder and chief executive, Yin Weidong, admitted to giving more than $83,000 in bribes from 2002 to 2011 to a regulatory official overseeing vaccine reviews, Yin Hongzhang, and his wife.
AS CHINA NEARS A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE, BRIBERY CLOUD HANGS OVER DRUGMAKER SINOVACEVA DOUDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
James Jensen, who allegedly requested the bribes, were also indicted.
APPLE’S HEAD OF GLOBAL SECURITY INDICTED ON BRIBERY CHARGESREED ALBERGOTTINOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A California district attorney accused Apple chief security officer Thomas Moyer of offering a bribe to state officials, according to indictments issued on Monday.
APPLE SECURITY CHIEF CHARGED WITH OFFERING BRIBE FOR CONCEALED GUN LICENSESVERNE KOPYTOFFNOVEMBER 23, 2020FORTUNE
A department head was jailed in 2016 for taking bribes from Imtech, the contractor that went bankrupt.
MORE THAN 8 YEARS BEHIND SCHEDULE, BERLIN’S NEW AIRPORT OPENS TODAY AMID AN EPIC CRISIS IN AIR TRAVELDAVID MEYEROCTOBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
Fox set about the business of securing a majority in the commons by bribing members.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The fortune of war going against him, he secured an advantageous peace by bribing the Roman general.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
And authority, p. 33by bribing people to conform, produces a very gross kind of over-fed barbarism amongst us.
THE SOUL OF MANOSCAR WILDE
The news that the king was hiring Germans and bribing the Indians on the frontier to make trouble, made the Americans very angry.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
Obviously he was a ship's officer, and as such he must be one of the syndicate whom Captain White and I were bribing.
EASTERN NIGHTS - AND FLIGHTSALAN BOTT
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