encourage or assent to illegally or criminally
form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
- We want to let to benefit the customer and connive development.
- The student tried to connive with her friend to cheat in the examination.
- Some government officials connive at graft.
- The prisoners paid the guards to connive at their escape.
- Some policemen connive at gambling.
The government thought it expedient occasionally to connive at the violation of this rule.出自： Ld Macaulay