Suborn

Sub*orn"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suborned (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Suborning.] [F. suborner, L. subornare; sub under, secretly + ornare to furnish, provide, equip, adorn. See Ornament.] 1. (Law) To procure or cause to take a false oath amounting to perjury, such oath being actually taken. Sir W. O. Russell.
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2. To procure privately, or by collusion; to procure by indirect means; to incite secretly; to instigate.
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Thou art suborned against his honor.
Shak.
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Those who by despair suborn their death.
Dryden.
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