Something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty. (noun)
To give a bribe to. (verb)
Examples of word bribe
Whether a reward conferred for obedience shall operate as a bribe, or rather as a price paid -- for a _bribe_, strictly speaking, is a price paid, not for doing right, but for doing wrong -- depends sometimes on very slight differences in the management of the particular case -- differences which an undiscriminating mother will not be very ready to appreciate.
Prosecutors said the defendants knew they were breaking the law when they agreed to pay the $1.5 million "commission" to the official, even if the word "bribe" wasn't mentioned.
A bribe is a bribe is a bribe is a political payoff!
Kurtzer, who was an Obama adviser during the elections, said it was a mistake to offer Israel what he called a bribe for a mere three-month suspension of settlement activities.
This guy actually made what he called a bribe list on a napkin.
A spokesperson for Mr. Farkas said, Mr. Paladino's allegation that Andrew Farkas, or any Farkas-related entity, ever paid Andrew Cuomo a 'bribe' is a pure fabrication.
An elected public servant who takes a bribe is undermining our democratic institutions.
Nelson received $45 million in bribe money for his State to swing his vote doesn't anyone else find this criminal and IMPEACHABLE?
But, that's not good enough for them, so they're spending $1.4 million a day (of their insureds premiums) to "lobby" (I call it bribe) Congress.
Not reporting to the IRS the $96,000 in bribe/hush money.