suborner

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n suborner someone who pays (or otherwise incites) you to commit a wrongful act
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Suborner One who suborns or procures another to take, a false oath; one who procures another to do a bad action.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n suborner One who suborns; one who procures another to do a bad action, especially to take a false oath.
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Usage

In literature:

The queen, on whom your utmost hopes were plac'd, Herself suborning death, has breath'd her last.
"The Aeneid" by Virgil
Come in, you false witness, you perjurer, you suborner of evidence, come in!
"The Old Curiosity Shop" by Charles Dickens
The suborners of men are the makers of matches, which are commonly friends.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Thou art suborned to slander the noblest lord and the truest-hearted gentleman in England!
"Kenilworth" by Sir Walter Scott
In the first place, a jury could not easily be suborned by any one.
"The Financier" by Theodore Dreiser
In the hour of his soul's bitter need, his body had been suborned against him.
"Zuleika Dobson" by Max Beerbohm
By then, the invader will have become part of the invaded or its master, either through blackmail or via tempting subornation.
"After the Rain" by Sam Vaknin
When she narrated the repeated failures of the champions she had suborned and Almo's uniform success, Commodus was in ecstasy.
"The Unwilling Vestal" by Edward Lucas White
As a thief and a suborner.
"The Miser (L'Avare)" by Molière
How does it concern my nephew's seat in Parlyment: and to subornation of bigamy?
"The History of Pendennis" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Why, if found out, it is subornation of witnesses.
"Night and Morning, Complete" by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
My dramatic critic is not to be suborned.
"Punchinello, Vol. II. No. 38, Saturday, December 17, 1870." by Various
That Mr. Falkland is a suborner and murderer?
"Caleb Williams" by William Godwin
Associated Words: suborn subornation, suborner, perjurer, perjurous, forswear.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
But to sit silent now is to suborn The common villainy you scorn.
"The Unknown Eros" by Coventry Patmore
Joseph herself, but that she also suborned several of her female friends to do likewise.
"Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala" by Various
He keeps his own lips free: but hath suborned A rascal soothsayer to this villany.
"The Seven Plays in English Verse" by Sophocles
It suborns witnesses, nurses perjury, defiles the jury box, and stains the judicial ermine.
"Ingersollia" by Robert G. Ingersoll
In earthly courts, oftentimes witnesses are suborned, and their testimony false.
"The Iron Furnace" by John H. Aughey
Is there no passion that bribes and suborns the intellect?
"The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians" by G. G. Findlay
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In news:

New York Press, like so many other publications, has suborned its own professed principles.
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