from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To induce (a person) to commit an unlawful or evil act.
- transitive v. Law To induce (a person) to commit perjury.
- transitive v. Law To procure (perjured testimony).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To induce to commit an unlawful or malicious act, or to commit perjury
- v. To procure privately, or by collusion; to incite secretly; to instigate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To procure or cause to take a false oath amounting to perjury, such oath being actually taken.
- transitive v. To procure privately, or by collusion; to procure by indirect means; to incite secretly; to instigate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To furnish; equip; adorn; ornament.
- To furnish or procure unlawfully; procure by indirect moans.
- To bribe or unlawfully procure to some act of wickedness—specifically, in law, to giving false testimony; induce, as a witness, to perjury.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. incite to commit a crime or an evil deed
- v. induce to commit perjury or give false testimony
- v. procure (false testimony or perjury)
Latin subōrnāre : sub-, secretly; see sub- + ōrnāre, to equip; see ar- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowed from Latin sūbornāre. (Wiktionary)