noun, plural brib·er·ies.
Can be confusedbribery extortion
Examples from the Web for bribery
If true, however, this would be bribery at its most audacious—and creative.
This kind of dependence on donors is a broader, older idea of “corruption” than bribery.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One brother, state Sen. Floyd Lamb, was convicted in an FBI bribery sting.The Cowboy Sheriff of Las Vegas Rides Into ‘Mob Museum’|John L. Smith|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They both face 20 years in prison for their alleged involvement in bribery schemes.
Moreover, she wastes no time in striking Will where it hurts by using his bribery scandal against him.In The Good Wife’s Explosive ‘Hitting the Fan,’ That’s Exactly What Happens|Chancellor Agard|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All the officials are on their guard; they are highly placed, and are not likely to be got at by bribery.Jennie Baxter, Journalist|Robert Barr
Give him a free hand and tell him to deliver the goods by any means short of bribery.The Valley of the Giants|Peter B. Kyne
The single sentry he could suborn, or else—if bribery failed—poniard.Love-at-Arms|Raphael Sabatini
An age of bribery terminates in one colossal crime of corruption!Caesar's Column|Ignatius Donnelly
Jim offered any bribery that might suffice, but ahead of him went his notoriety.We Can't Have Everything|Rupert Hughes