Synonyms of conspiracy
plotDictionary • Many people believe there was a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy in 1963.
plot • a plot to overthrow the government
scheme • a quick money-making scheme
intrigue • the plots and intrigues in the novel
collusion • He found no evidence of collusion between record companies and retailers.
cabal • The left saw it as a bourgeois cabal.
machination • the political machinations that brought him to power
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• The left saw it as a bourgeois cabal.
collusionCollusion is secret or illegal co-operation, especially between countries or organizations.
• He found no evidence of collusion between record companies and retailers.
intrigueIntrigue is the making of secret plans to harm or deceive people.
• the plots and intrigues in the novel
Thesaurus for conspiracy from the Collins English Thesaurus
a secret plan or agreement to carry out an illegal or harmful act, esp with political motivation; plot