Associations to the word «Conspiracy»


CONSPIRACY, noun. The act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.
CONSPIRACY, noun. (legal) An agreement between two or more persons to break the law at some time in the future.
CONSPIRACY, noun. A group of ravens.
CONSPIRACY, noun. (linguistics) A situation in which different phonological or grammatical rules lead to similar or related outcomes.
CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE, noun. An agreement, either formal or tacit, between two or more parties not to discuss some matter nor to reveal any information concerning it, especially in order to avoid blame, embarrassment, or other discomfort.
CONSPIRACY THEORIES, noun. Plural of conspiracy theory
CONSPIRACY THEORIST, noun. One who believes in, follows, or advances a conspiracy theory.
CONSPIRACY THEORISTS, noun. Plural of conspiracy theorist
CONSPIRACY THEORY, noun. A hypothesis alleging that the members of a coordinated group are, and/or were, secretly working together to commit illegal or wrongful actions including attempting to hide the existence of the group and its activities. In notable cases the hypothesis contradicts the mainstream explanation for historical or current events.
CONSPIRACY THEORY, noun. (dismissive) Hypothetical speculation that is untrue or outlandish.

Dictionary definition

CONSPIRACY, noun. A secret agreement between two or more people to perform an unlawful act.
CONSPIRACY, noun. A plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot).
CONSPIRACY, noun. A group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy