Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cabal

2 senses of cabal

Sense 1
cabal, faction, junto, camarilla -- (a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue)
       => clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, camp -- (an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose)

Sense 2
conspiracy, cabal -- (a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot))
       => plot, secret plan, game -- (a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal); "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor"; "I saw through his little game from the start")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cabal

1 sense of cabal

Sense 1
conspire, cabal, complot, conjure, machinate -- (engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together; "They conspired to overthrow the government")
       => plot -- (plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government")

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