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Borrowed from Latin sūbornāre.
- (transitive) To induce to commit an unlawful or malicious act, or to commit perjury [from the 16th c.]
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir W. O. Russell to this entry?)
- (transitive) To procure privately, or by collusion; to incite secretly; to instigate.
- Thou art suborned against his honour.
- Those who by despair suborn their death.