[kuh n-spahyuh r] /kənˈspaɪər/
verb (used without object), conspired, conspiring.
to agree together, especially secretly, to do something wrong, evil, or illegal:
They conspired to kill the king.
to act or work together toward the same result or goal.
verb (used with object), conspired, conspiring.
to plot (something wrong, evil, or illegal).
verb when intr, sometimes foll by against
to plan or agree on (a crime or harmful act) together in secret
(intransitive) to act together towards some end as if by design: the elements conspired to spoil our picnic
late 14c., from Old French conspirer (14c.), from Latin conspirare “to agree, unite, plot,” literally “to breathe together,” from com- “together” (see com-) + spirare “to breathe” (see spirit (n.)). Or perhaps the notion is “to blow together” musical instruments, i.e., “To sound in unison.” Related: Conspired; conspiring.
[kon spir-i-toh, kohn; Italian kawn spee-ree-taw] /kɒn ˈspɪr ɪˌtoʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ˈspi ri tɔ/ adverb 1. with lively spirit; vigorously (used as a direction in music). /kɒn ˈspɪrɪtəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. (music) (to be performed) in a spirited or lively manner (also in the phrases allegro con spirito, presto con spirito)
1. . 2. . 3. . 4. . 5. . 1. . abbreviation 1. constant 1. constable 2. constant 3. constitution 4. construction Constitution
[kon-stuh-buh l or, esp. British, kuhn-] /ˈkɒn stə bəl or, esp. British, ˈkʌn-/ noun 1. an officer of the peace, having police and minor judicial functions, usually in a small town, rural district, etc. 2. Chiefly British. a police officer. 3. an officer of high rank in medieval monarchies, usually the commander of all armed […]
noun 1. a drinking glass of the 18th century, having a heavy foot, a tall body, and a capacity of 1 quart (0.946 liters).
[kon-stuh ns] /ˈkɒn stəns/ noun 1. Lake. German Boden·see. a lake in W Europe, bounded by Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. 46 miles (74 km) long; 207 sq. mi. (536 sq. km). 2. German Konstanz. a city in S Germany, on this lake: important church council 1414–18. 3. a female given name. /ˈkɒnstəns/ noun 1. a […]