Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: bribe  brIb
  1. Payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
    - payoff, backhander [Brit], kickback, bung [Brit]
Verb: bribe  brIb
  1. (crime) make illegal payments to in exchange for favours or influence
    "This judge can be bribed";
    - corrupt, buy, grease one's palms

Derived forms: bribed, bribes, bribing

Type of: pay, payment

Encyclopedia: Bribe