sub·orn /sə-'bȯrn/ vt [Latin subornare, from sub- secretly + ornare to prepare, equip]1: to induce or procure to commit an unlawful act and esp. perjuryan attempt to suborn a witness2: to induce (perjury) or obtain (perjured testimony) from a witnessan attorney and his client were jointly charged with suborn ing perjury and perjury, respectively — W. R. LaFave and J. H. Israelsub·orn·er n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
bribe, bribe to take a false oath, buy off, corrupt, fraudulently induce, induce, induce another to commit perjury, induce by illegal gratuity, instigate, offer an inducement, procure another to commit perjury, procure indirectly, seduce, subornare, tamper with
associated concepts: suborn perjury
bait (lure), coax, convince, corrupt, inveigle, persuade, taint (corrupt)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To persuade someone to commit perjury through bribery or other inducement.n.subornation
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
v. To cause a person to do an illegal or immoral act, especially in a secretive or underhanded fashion; to cause a person to perjure his or herself; to get perjured testimony from someone.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.