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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bribe /ˈbraɪb/
 賄賂(vt.)賄賂,收買(vi.)行賄

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bribe, v. i.
 1. To commit robbery or theft. [Obs.]
 2. To give a bribe to a person; to pervert the judgment or corrupt the action of a person in a position of trust, by some gift or promise.
    An attempt to bribe, though unsuccessful, has been holden to be criminal, and the offender may be indicted.   --Bouvier.
    The bard may supplicate, but cannot bribe.   --Goldsmith.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bribe n.
 1. A gift begged; a present. [Obs.]
 2. A price, reward, gift, or favor bestowed or promised with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct of a judge, witness, voter, or other person in a position of trust.
    Undue reward for anything against justice is a bribe.   --Hobart.
 3. That which seduces; seduction; allurement.
    Not the bribes of sordid wealth can seduce to leave these ever░blooming sweets.   --Akenside.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bribe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bribed p. pr. & vb. n. Bribing.]
 1. To rob or steal. [Obs.]
 2. To give or promise a reward or consideration to (a judge, juror, legislator, voter, or other person in a position of trust) with a view to prevent the judgment or corrupt the conduct; to induce or influence by a bribe; to give a bribe to.
    Neither is he worthy who bribes a man to vote against his conscience.   --F. W. Robertson.
 3. To gain by a bribe; of induce as by a bribe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bribe
      n : payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt
          his judgment [syn: payoff]
      v : make illegal payments to in exchange for favors or
          influence; "This judge can be bought" [syn: corrupt, buy,
           grease one's palms]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Bribe
    None to be taken; "for the gift maketh open eyes blind, and
    perverteth the cause of the righteous" (Ex. 23:8, literally
    rendered).