Definition of suborn in English:
Bribe or otherwise induce (someone) to commit an unlawful act such as perjury: he was accused of conspiring to suborn witnesses
More example sentences
- Could evidence have been led of what the prosecution alleged was an attempt to suborn the witness?
- The potential perjury obstruction of justice and suborning a witness is a sideshow?
- Responsibility entailed either committing the perjury himself; or suborning the perjury; or permitting the court to act on evidence that he knew to have been perjured even though he had not suborned it.
- Example sentences
- It was about obstruction of justice, subornation of perjury, witness tampering.
- Every person who, by willful perjury or subornation of perjury procures the conviction and execution of any innocent person, is punishable by death or life imprisonment without possibility of parole.
- OK, so then where's the subornation of perjury if somebody handed you an affidavit and said if it's not true, make changes or deletions?
- Example sentences
- He symbolizes the new political aristocracy that includes corporate suborners and media patronizers.
- We can live with a perjurer in the White House, and a suborner of perjury, and an obstructor of justice.
- Blackmailing the suborners gets Harris the money, independence and power he craves.
Mid 16th century: from Latin subornare 'incite secretly', from sub- 'secretly' + ornare 'equip'.
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