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

Derived forms: bribes, bribed, bribing

Type of: pay, payment

Encyclopedia: Bribe