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bribery

Definitions of bribery
  1. noun
    the practice of offering something (usually money) in order to gain an illicit advantage
    synonyms: graft
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    types:
    barratry
    the crime of a judge whose judgment is influenced by bribery
    commercial bribery
    bribery of a purchasing agent in order to induce the agent to enter into a transaction
    type of:
    felony
    a serious crime (such as murder or arson)
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