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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Induce to commit perjury or give false testimony; Procure (false testimony or perjury); Incite to commit a crime or an evil deed.

Usage examples (33)
  • There was an attempt to suborn a witness to testify against the victim instead of against the accused.
  • The President tried to suborn false witnesses
  • Will DeGuerin suborn perjury?
  • The Latin word that gave us "suborn" in the early part of the 16th century is "subornare," which translates literally as "to secretly furnish or equip." for more
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