Con·spire v. i. [imp. & p. p. Conspired p. pr. & vb. n. Conspiring.]
1. To make an agreement, esp. a secret agreement, to do some act, as to commit treason or a crime, or to do some unlawful deed; to plot together.
They conspired against [Joseph] to slay him. --Gen. xxxvii. 18.
You have conspired against our royal person,
Joined with an enemy proclaimed. --Shak.
2. To concur to one end; to agree.
The press, the pulpit, and the stage
Conspire to censure and expose our age. --Roscommon.
Syn: -- To unite; concur; complot; confederate; league.
Con·spire, v. t. To plot; to plan; to combine for.
Angry clouds conspire your overthrow. --Bp. Hall.
v 1: engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear
together; "They conspired to overthrow the government"
[syn: cabal, complot, conjure, machinate]
2: act in unison or agreement and in secret towards a deceitful
or illegal purpose; "The two companies conspired to cause
the value of the stock to fall" [syn: collude]