AskDefine | Define conspirator

Dictionary Definition

conspirator n : a member of a conspiracy [syn: coconspirator, plotter, machinator]

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  1. A person who is part of a conspiracy.
    The conspirators were rounded up by the police and arrested.


person who is part of a conspiracy

Extensive Definition

Conspiracy may refer to a alternative version or plot to a story:

Types of conspiracies

  • Cabal, an association between religious, political, or tribal officials to further their own ends, usually by intrigue
  • Conspiracy (civil), agreement between persons to break the law in the future
  • Conspiracy (crime), agreement between persons to break the law in the future, in some cases having committed an act to further that agreement
  • Conspiracy (political), a plot to overthrow a government or other power

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Other meanings

conspirator in German: Verschwörung
conspirator in Spanish: Conspiración
conspirator in French: Conspiration
conspirator in Dutch: Samenzwering
conspirator in Finnish: Salaliitto
conspirator in Swedish: Konspiration

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