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con·spir·a·tor

 (kən-spîr′ə-tər)
n.
One that engages in a conspiracy.

con•spir•a•tor

(kənˈspɪr ə tər)

n.
a person who takes part in a conspiracy; plotter.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conspirator - a member of a conspiracyconspirator - a member of a conspiracy    
confederacy, conspiracy - a group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw - someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

conspirator

noun plotter, intriguer, conspirer, traitor, schemer the conspirators who had planned to kill the King

conspirator

noun
One who assists a lawbreaker in a wrongful or criminal act:
Translations
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konspiratormedsammensvoren
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összeesküvő
samsærismaîur
sprisahanec
zarotnik
komplo kuran kişi

conspirator

[kənˈspɪrətəʳ] Nconspirador(a) m/f

conspirator

[kənˈspɪrətər] nconspirateur/trice m/f

conspirator

nVerschwörer(in) m(f)

conspirator

[kənˈspɪrətəʳ] ncospiratore/trice

conspire

(kənˈspaiə) verb
to plot or secretly make plans together. They conspired with the terrorists to overthrow the government.
conˈspiracy (-ˈspi-) plural conˈspiracies noun
(a plan made by) conspiring. The government discovered the conspiracy in time.
conˈspirator (-ˈspi-) noun
a person who conspires.
References in classic literature ?
"I got it for--for--for--" the detected Conspirator stammered, trying her best to put on the assassin-expression that she had been practising at the looking-glass.
Mulcahy knew that the mutiny, for the present at least, was dead; knew, too, that a change had come over Dan's usually respectful attitude towards him, and Horse Egan's laughter and frequent allusions to abortive conspiracies emphasised all that the conspirator had guessed.
And one of the most efficacious remedies that a prince can have against conspiracies is not to be hated and despised by the people, for he who conspires against a prince always expects to please them by his removal; but when the conspirator can only look forward to offending them, he will not have the courage to take such a course, for the difficulties that confront a conspirator are infinite.
As soon as she was safely out of earshot, Miss Cornelia bent forward and said in a conspirator's whisper:
It was a striking example of your true conspirator's blindness, of the stupid subtlety of people with one idea.
"He will be presented to you to-day, and confidentially will congratulate you on the danger which that conspirator has made you run."
this dastardly fellow, this monster, this gallows-bird of a conspirator, is your own dear Cornelius, is he?
But affairs were not in so quiet a situation in the bosom of the other conspirator; his mind was tost in all the distracting anxiety so nobly described by Shakespear--
(2) It is at least probable that the man looking like an Indian, whom Octavius Guy saw at the window of the cab, speaking to the man dressed like a mechanic, was one of the three Hindoo conspirators.
The conspirators below agreed that they would spare the dear lady's feelings until she appeared in her drawing-room: meanwhile it was announced to her that Mrs.
The King, who was very brave, assured the Queen that he would soon punish the conspirators. He made careful inquiries into the matter, and thought it hardly probable that a quiet widow and a young girl would think of attempting anything of the nature of a revolution.
The cardinal, nevertheless, did not lose sight of the conspirators.