Meaning of BRIBE in English

BRIBE

[bribe] n [ME, something stolen, fr. MF, bread given to a beggar] (15c) 1: money or favor given or promised in order to influence the judgment or conduct of a person in a position of trust

2: something that serves to induce or influence

[2]bribe vb bribed ; brib.ing vt (1528): to induce or influence by or as if by bribery ~ vi: to practice bribery -- brib.able adj -- brib.ee n -- brib.er n

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