From Anglo-Norman and Old French conspiracie, from Latin conspiratio.
conspiracy (plural conspiracies)
- The act of two or more persons, called conspirators, working secretly to obtain some goal, usually understood with negative connotations.
- (law) An agreement between two or more persons to break the law at some time in the future.
- A group of ravens.
- (linguistics) A situation in which different phonological or grammatical rules lead to similar or related outcomes.
Terms derived from conspiracy
act of working in secret to obtain some goal
- Japanese: 密議 (ja) (みつぎ, mitsugi), 陰謀 (ja) (いんぼう, inbō)
- Norman: compliot m
- Malay: konspirasi
- Maori: kara
- Marathi: कट (cuṭ)
- Norwegian: konspirasjon
- Persian: دسیسهچینی, توطئه (fa) (towte'e)
- Polish: spisek (pl) m
- Portuguese: conspiração (pt) m
- Russian: за́говор (ru) m (zágovor), сго́вор (ru) m (sgóvor)
- Roman: zavera f, zȃvjera f, ùrota f
- Slovene: zarota f
- Spanish: conspiración (es) f
- Swedish: komplott (sv) c, konspiration (sv) c
- Telugu: కుట్ర (te) (kuṭra)
- Turkish: desise (tr), kumpas (tr), muamere
an agreement to break the law