accepted a bribe

accepted a bribe
received a bribe, took money or favors in the performance of an official duty

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bribe — 01. He was arrested after trying to [bribe] a policeman who had stopped him for speeding. 02. The president of a construction company was arrested for [bribery] after offering the mayor $100,000 to accept his company s bid to build the new… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • bribe — 1. verb they tried to bribe the police Syn: buy off, pay off, suborn; informal grease someone s palm, keep someone sweet, square; Brit.; informal nobble 2. noun he accepted a bribe Syn: inducement; informal backhander, pay off, kickback …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • bribe — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. graft, bait; grease, payola, fix, hush money (all sl.). v. t. overtip; suborn, tempt, corrupt, grease [the palm]. See offer, purchase. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. graft, fee, reward, hush money, sop, lure …   English dictionary for students

  • bribe — [braɪb] verb [T] I to give money or presents to someone so that they will help you by doing something wrong or illegal They tried to bribe the judge to find their brother not guilty.[/ex] II noun [C] bribe [braɪb] money or a present that you give …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bribe — 1. verb he used his wealth to bribe officials Syn: buy off, pay off, suborn; informal grease someone s palm, fix, square 2. noun she accepted bribes Syn: inducement, incentive, payola; informal payoff, kickback, boodle, sweetener …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bribe — Any money, goods, right in action, property, thing of value, or any preferment, advantage, privilege or emolument, or any promise or undertaking to give any, asked, given, or accepted, with a corrupt intent to induce or influence action, vote, or …   Black's law dictionary

  • bribe — Any money, goods, right in action, property, thing of value, or any preferment, advantage, privilege or emolument, or any promise or undertaking to give any, asked, given, or accepted, with a corrupt intent to induce or influence action, vote, or …   Black's law dictionary

  • brib´er — bribe «bryb», noun, verb, bribed, brib|ing. –noun. 1. a) money or other reward given or offered to get someone to do a thing he or she thinks is wrong to do: » The thief offered the policemen a bribe to let him go. The chairman accepted a bribe… …   Useful english dictionary

  • took hush-money — accepted a bribe, did something illegal in order to receive money …   English contemporary dictionary

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