Thesaurus

bribed

verb
past tense of bribe

Synonyms of bribed

to influence someone with a bribe
  • meat inspectors were bribed, and the contaminated beef was sold to the public

Synonyms for bribed

Words Related to bribed

Phrases Synonymous with bribed

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about bribed

Cite this Entry

“Bribed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bribed. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

More from Merriam-Webster on bribed

Nglish: Translation of bribed for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of bribed for Arabic Speakers

Comments on bribed

What made you want to look up bribed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!