What is another word for buy off?

Pronunciation: [bˈa͡ɪ ˈɒf] (IPA)

Buy off is a term that means to pay someone to do something illegal in order to avoid punishment or consequences. There are several synonyms for the term buy off, including bribe, payoff, induce, and corrupt. All of these words refer to the act of persuading someone to do something through the use of money, gifts, or other incentives. Other similar terms include seduce, coax and persuade, which imply a more relaxed way of convincing someone to do things without using any kind of illicit means. These synonyms for buy off are used to describe a transaction where money is exchanged for favors, sometimes at the expense of ethics or morality.

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Famous quotes with Buy off

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