Simple Definition of conspiracy
: a secret plan made by two or more people to do something that is harmful or illegal
: the act of secretly planning to do something that is harmful or illegal
Examples of conspiracy
The CIA uncovered a conspiracy against the government.
They were accused of conspiracy to commit murder.
Origin of conspiracy
Middle English conspiracie, from Latin conspirare
First Known Use: 14th century
Synonym Discussion of conspiracy
CONSPIRACY Defined for Kids
Definition of conspiracy
1 : a secret agreement to do something harmful or unlawful
2 : the act of plotting with others to do something harmful or unlawful
3 : a group of conspirators
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