Connive

Definition of Connive

Con`nive´   Pronunciation: kǒn`nīv´
v. i.1.To open and close the eyes rapidly; to wink.
[imp. & p. p. Connived (-nīvd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Conniving.]
2.To close the eyes upon a fault; to wink (at); to fail or forbear by intention to discover an act; to permit a proceeding, as if not aware of it; - usually followed by at.
To connive at what it does not approve.
- Jer. Taylor.
v. t.1.To shut the eyes to; to overlook; to pretend not to see.

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