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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 an agreement, esp. a secret agreement, to do some act, as to commit treason or a crime, or to do some unlawful deed; to plot together. [1913 Webster] They conspired against [Joseph] to slay him. --Gen. xxxvii. 18. [1913 Webster] You have conspired against our royal person, Joined with an enemy proclaimed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To concur to one end; to agree. [1913 Webster] The press, the pulpit, and the stage Conspire to censure and expose our age. --Roscommon. Syn: To unite; concur; complot; confederate; league. [1913 Webster]




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