Bribe vs Bribing - What's the difference?

bribe | bribing |


As nouns the difference between bribe and bribing

is that bribe is something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty while bribing is bribery.

As verbs the difference between bribe and bribing

is that bribe is to give a to while bribing is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

bribe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something (usually money) given in exchange for influence or as an inducement to dishonesty.
  • * Hobart
  • Undue reward for anything against justice is a bribe .
  • That which seduces; seduction; allurement.
  • * Akenside
  • Not the bribes of sordid wealth can seduce to leave these everblooming sweets.

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    Verb

    (brib)
  • To give a to.
  • * F. W. Robertson
  • Neither is he worthy who bribes a man to vote against his conscience.
  • To gain by a bribe; to induce as by a bribe.
  • to bribe somebody's compliance

    bribing

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • bribery
  • * (William Cobbett)
  • They remember his subornings, menacings, bribings , cuttings, maimings, hangings, and burnings.

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