Synonyms for blackmail

Synonyms for (noun) blackmail

Synonyms: blackmail

Definition: extortion of money by threats to divulge discrediting information

Similar words: extortion

Definition: the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

Synonyms for (verb) blackmail

Synonyms: blackmail

Definition: obtain through threats

Similar words: extort

Definition: obtain through intimidation


Synonyms: pressure, blackjack, blackmail

Definition: exert pressure on someone through threats

Similar words: act upon, work, influence

Definition: have and exert influence or effect

Usage: The artist's work influenced the young painter; She worked on her friends to support the political candidate