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plea-bargain

See definition of plea-bargain on Dictionary.com
  • as inplead
  • as incop a plea

synonyms for plea-bargain

  • allege
  • argue
  • assert
  • cite
  • declare
  • maintain
  • respond
  • adduce
  • advocate
  • avouch
  • present
  • vouch
  • answer charges
  • cop a plea
  • give evidence
  • put forward
  • use as excuse

antonyms for plea-bargain

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  • deny
  • ignore
  • answer
  • decide
  • punish
  • reply
  • sentence
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    How to use plea-bargain in a sentence

    The promoters went his security and put up the cash into the bargain, and he went back to the publishing house victorious.
    THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
    It is probable he wished to provide written proof of a plea that he was an unwilling agent in the clutch of a mutinous army.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    He would haggle in a bargain for a shilling, and economize in things beneath a wise man's notice or consideration.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
    Nor can he hold the company on the plea of ignorance by declaring he has not read it, for it is his duty to read the receipt.
    PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
    The Midland were anxious to buy and the Ennis were willing to sell, but Parliament alone could legalise the bargain.
    FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
    On the plea that they must hasten if the midday heat were to be avoided, they cut short the halt to less than an hour.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    In short, insurgency ceased to be a valid plea; if it existed in fact, officially it had become a dead letter.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The pecuniary arrangements were all made, and the bargain completed, before Jane knew any thing of the matter.
    MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
    Mrs. Paula was one of those women that haunted the cheap shops and bargain-counters, and was always in debt.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO PLEA-BARGAIN

    • get off on a technicality
    • plea-bargain
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