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

2 senses of connive

Sense 1
connive -- (encourage or assent to illegally or criminally)
       => assent, accede, acquiesce -- (to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore")

Sense 2
scheme, intrigue, connive -- (form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner)
       => plot -- (plan secretly, usually something illegal; "They plotted the overthrow of the government")

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