Definition of Connivance:

  1. Passive act of consent, cooperation, encouragement, or setting up of another partys wrongdoing.

  2. Willingness to secretly allow or be involved in wrongdoing, especially an immoral or illegal act.

Synonyms of Connivance

Collusion, Complicity, Collaboration, Involvement, Assistance, Abetting, 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

How to use Connivance in a sentence?

  1. This infringement of the law had taken place with the connivance of officials.

Meaning of Connivance & Connivance Definition