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conspire (v.)

late 14c., "aspire or plan maliciously, agree together to commit a criminal or reprehensible act," from Old French conspirer (14c.), from Latin conspirare "to agree, unite, plot," literally "to breathe together," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + spirare "to breathe" (see spirit (n.)), perhaps on the notion of "to agree (by spoken oath) to commit a bad act." Or perhaps the notion is "to blow together" musical instruments, i.e., "to sound in unison."

Neutral or good sense of "to contribute jointly to a certain result" is from 1530s. Related: Conspired; conspiring.

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Definitions of conspire

conspire (v.)
engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together;
They conspired to overthrow the government
Synonyms: cabal / complot / conjure / machinate
conspire (v.)
act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful or illegal purpose;
The two companies conspired to cause the value of the stock to fall
Synonyms: collude
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