(noun, verb)


1. a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

Similar word(s): camarilla, faction, junto

Definition categories: group, camp, clique, coterie, ingroup, pack

2. a plot to carry out some harmful or illegal act (especially a political plot)

Similar word(s): conspiracy

Definition categories: thought, game, plot

Sentences with cabal as a noun:

- The cabal is plotting to take over the world.

- The cabal to destroy the building was foiled by federal agents.


1. engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together

Similar word(s): complot, conjure, conspire, machinate

Definition categories: cognition, plot