|Origin:||conspirer, from Latin conspirare 'to breathe together, agree, conspire', from com- ( COM-) + spirare 'to breathe'|
to secretly plan with someone else to do something illegal [↪ conspiracy]
conspire (with somebody) to do something
All six men admitted conspiring to steal cars.
There was some evidence that he had been conspiring against the government.
if events conspire to do something, they happen at the same time and make something bad happen
conspire to do something
Pollution and neglect have conspired to ruin the city.
Emily felt that everything was conspiring against her.