Con and Defraud


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Con verb – To rob by the use of trickery or threats.
Usage example: a fly-by-night operator who had conned hundreds of would-be homeowners out of their hard-earned money

Defraud is a synonym for con in action topic. In some cases you can use "Defraud" instead a verb "Con", when it comes to topics like cheat, swindle. popular alternative
Nearby Word: cony
Synonyms for Con


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Defraud verb – To rob by the use of trickery or threats.
Usage example: senior citizens generally were too smart to fall for the fast-talking salesman's attempts to defraud them

Con is a synonym for defraud in cheat topic. You can use "Con" instead a verb "Defraud", if it concerns topics such as swindle. informal substitute
Nearby Word: defrauding
Synonyms for Defraud

Common collocations

person con person defraud person
people con people defraud people
widow con widow defraud widow
anyone con anyone defraud anyone
Other nouns: clients.

Both words in one sentence

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