A cabal is a group of people who are working together to achieve a particular goal. They typically have a secret agenda, and they are working to keep their membership secret.

  • The cabal was trying to overthrow the government.

  • The cabal was trying to get the new CEO to accept their offer.

Definition of cabals


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


camarilla, faction, junto


engage in plotting or enter into a conspiracy, swear together


complot, conjure, conspire, machinate


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



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Example Sentences for cabals

  • 1

    Carlaude is the other party in the Mediation Cabal.

  • 2

    Always blame the omnipotent cabal.

  • 3

    I reposted the text in the Cabal.

  • 4

    That was your official instigation in the cabal.

  • 5

    This brought me to the attention of the cabal.

  • 6

    I'm heartened the Cabal is in good hands.

  • 7

    But I guess the rest of the cabal owns the article.

  • 8

    His supercilious behaviour reminds me of that of the cabal.

  • 9

    Humorous pages in userspace are allowed, such as the Bathrobe Cabal.

  • 10

    I am interested to hear the oracle of the Cabal.