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Synonyms for conspiracykənˈspɪr ə si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conspiracy, confederacy(noun)

    a secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act

    Synonyms:
    cabal, confederacy, conspiracy, federation, confederation

  2. conspiracy, cabal(noun)

    a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)

    Synonyms:
    cabal, confederacy, conspiracy, junto, faction, camarilla

  3. conspiracy, confederacy(noun)

    a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose

    Synonyms:
    cabal, confederacy, conspiracy, federation, confederation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. conspiracy

    A conspiracy is a combination of persons for an evil purpose, or the act of so combining. Conspiracy is a distinct crime under common, and generally under statutory, law. A faction is more extensive than a conspiracy, less formal in organization, less definite in plan. Faction and its adjective, factious, have always an unfavorable sense. Cabal commonly denotes a conspiracy of leaders. A gang is a company of workmen all doing the same work under one leader; the word is used figuratively only of combinations which it is meant to stigmatize as rude and mercenary; crew is used in a closely similar sense. A conclave is secret, but of larger numbers, ordinarily, than a cabal, and may have honorable use; as, the conclave of cardinals.

    Synonyms:
    cabal, combination, conclave, confederacy, crew, faction, gang, junto

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. conspiracy(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plot, combination, cabal, complot, intrigue, machination

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

plot, collusion, complicity, conspiracies, conspiring, cover-up


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