"subborn" is probably misspelled. Trying suborn instead Definition of suborn
1
[ verb ] induce to commit perjury or give false testimony

Examples

"The President tried to suborn false witnesses"

2
[ verb ] procure (false testimony or perjury)
3
[ verb ] incite to commit a crime or an evil deed

Examples

"He suborned his butler to cover up the murder of his wife"

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