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connivancen. [Cf. F. connivence, L. conniventia.].
  •  Intentional failure or forbearance to discover a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary oversight; passive consent or coöperation.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Corrupt or guilty assent to wrongdoing, not involving actual participation in, but knowledge of, and failure to prevent or oppose it.
Syn. -- See Collusion.


connivance, n.
1 (often foll. by at, in) conniving (connivance in the crime).
2 tacit permission (done with his connivance).

F connivence or L conniventia (as connive)



OK, acceptance, accord, acquiescence, affirmation, affirmative, affirmative voice, agreement, approbation, approval, artifice, assent, aye, blessing, cabal, chicane, chicanery, collusion, compliance, complicity, complot, confederacy, connivery, consent, conspiracy, contrivance, contriving, counterplot, covin, deep-laid plot, dodgery, eagerness, endorsement, engineering, finagling, finesse, foul play, frame-up, game, indulgence, intrigue, little game, machination, maneuvering, manipulation, okay, overlooking, permission, permissiveness, pettifoggery, pettifogging, plot, plotting, promptitude, promptness, ratification, readiness, rigging, sanction, scheme, schemery, scheming, sharp practice, skulduggery, sleight, stratagem, submission, sufferance, supercherie, tolerance, toleration, trick, trickery, underhand dealing, underplot, ungrudgingness, unloathness, unreluctance, web of intrigue, willingness, winking, wire-pulling




N permission, leave, allowance, sufferance, tolerance, toleration, liberty, law, license, concession, grace, indulgence, favor, dispensation, exemption, release, connivance, vouchsafement, authorization, warranty, accordance, admission, permit, warrant, brevet, precept, sanction, authority, firman, hukm, pass, passport, furlough, license, carte blanche, ticket of leave, grant, charter, patent, letters patent, permitting, permissive, indulgent, permitted, patent, chartered, permissible, allowable, lawful, legitimate, legal, legalized, licit, unforbid, unforbidden, unconditional, by leave, with leave, on leave, speciali gratia, under favor of, pace, ad libitum, by all means, yes, avec permissin, brevet d'invention.

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