- to act together through a secret understanding, especially with evil or harmful intent.
- to conspire in a fraud.
Origin of collude
Examples from the Web for colluding
Contemporary Examples of colluding
Question them, and you are colluding in exacerbating the awful effects of their trauma.What the U-VA Rape Case Tells Us About a Victim Culture Gone Mad
December 6, 2014
Whitehouse noted that Inhofe charged that government agencies had been “colluding” to peddle climate-change threats.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday
November 4, 2014
“The city and corporations are colluding to change the city in a very deliberate way,” he says.The End of New York: How One Blog Tracks the Disappearance of a Vibrant City
August 6, 2014
By restricting aid to only registered groups, the State Department is colluding with repressive regimes, fear democracy advocates.Obama’s Budget Fails Democracy Promotion Abroad
June 12, 2014
This clown is proclaiming that we are colluding with the enemy to prolong our stay in Afghanistan.To Hell With Karzai
Leslie H. Gelb
March 12, 2013
Historical Examples of colluding
It would be to lose all chance of re-election for the official to cheat the public by colluding with the liquor sellers.The Brothers' War
John Calvin Reed
Collud′er; Collū′sion, act of colluding: a secret agreement to deceive: deceit.
If they let things take their course, they will be represented as colluding with sedition, or at least tacitly encouraging it.
It was communism all over: a superpower buying influence and colluding with corrupt elites to rob their own nations blind.After the Rain
- (intr) to conspire together, esp in planning a fraud; connive
Word Origin for collude
1520s, from Latin colludere "act collusively," literally "to play with" (see collusion). Related: Colluded; colluding.