conspire against

conspire against
phr verb
Conspire against is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑fate

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  • conspire against — index frame (charge falsely), frame (prearrange) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conspire — UK [kənˈspaɪə(r)] / US [kənˈspaɪr] verb [intransitive] Word forms conspire : present tense I/you/we/they conspire he/she/it conspires present participle conspiring past tense conspired past participle conspired 1) to secretly plan with someone to …   English dictionary

  • conspire — con|spire [kənˈspaıə US ˈspaır] v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: conspirer, from [i]Latin conspirare to breathe together, agree, conspire , from com ( COM ) + spirare to breathe ] 1.) to secretly plan with someone else to do something… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conspire — con|spire [ kən spaır ] verb intransitive 1. ) to secretly plan with someone to do something bad or illegal: conspire (with someone) to do something: He is accused of conspiring with three others to sell cocaine. conspire against: Anyone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conspire — [[t]kənspa͟ɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] conspires, conspiring, conspired 1) V RECIP If two or more people or groups conspire to do something illegal or harmful, they make a secret agreement to do it. [pl n V to inf] They d conspired to overthrow the government …   English dictionary

  • conspire — verb (I) 1 to plan something harmful or illegal together secretly: conspire (with sb) to do sth: He had conspired with an accomplice to rob the bank. | conspire against sb: Mentally ill people sometimes believe that relatives are conspiring… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conspire — v. 1) (D; intr.) to conspire against; with 2) (E) they conspired to overthrow the government * * * [kən spaɪə] with (D; intr.) to conspire against (E) they conspired to overthrow the government …   Combinatory dictionary

  • conspire —    Ōhumu.    ♦ To conspire against, kipi, ōhumu kipi …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Conspire — Con*spire (k[o^]n*sp[imac]r ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Conspired} (k[o^]n*sp[imac]rd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Conspiring}.] [F. conspirer, L. conspirare to blow together, harmonize, agree, plot; con + spirare to breathe, blow. See {Spirit}.] 1. To make… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Against Apion — (lat. Contra Apionem or In Apionem) was a polemical work written by Flavius Josephus as a defense of Judaism as a classical religion and philosophy, stressing its antiquity against what he perceived as more recent traditions of the Greeks. Text… …   Wikipedia

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