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Princeton's WordNet

  1. con(noun)

    an argument opposed to a proposal

    sting, yardbird, flimflam, bunko game, bunko, convict, inmate, gyp, bunco, con game, confidence trick, confidence game, hustle, bunco game, yard bird


  2. convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird(noun)

    a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

    confidence game, bunco, inpatient, hustle, convict, bunko, confidence trick, bunko game, con game, gyp, yard bird, bunco game, sting, inmate, yardbird, flimflam


  3. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam(verb)

    a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

    confidence game, bunco, insect bite, hustle, convict, bunko, confidence trick, stir, fuss, flurry, stinging, bunko game, con game, gyp, ado, yard bird, bustle, bunco game, pang, sting, inmate, yardbird, flimflam, bite


  4. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    deprive of by deceit

    "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

    rook, cabbage, fiddle, hook, nobble, victimize, gip, shirk, goldbrick, swindle, memorise, snatch, diddle, lift, gyp, kidnap, abstract, toy, abduct, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, short-change, defraud, hornswoggle, play, victimise, sneak, bunco, pinch, swipe, short, memorize, learn, scam, mulct, shrink from


  5. memorize, memorise, con, learn(adverb)

    commit to memory; learn by heart

    "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"

    rook, check, nobble, victimize, gip, read, goldbrick, swindle, memorise, get word, take, diddle, study, gyp, determine, see, find out, defraud, hornswoggle, instruct, teach, get a line, bunco, get wind, short-change, pick up, memorize, ascertain, acquire, watch, learn, larn, scam, discover, mulct, hear


  6. con(adverb)

    in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

    "much was written pro and con"


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. con(v. a.)

    study, fix in the mind, commit to memory, learn by heart, con over

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scam, with, rip-off, bcr

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  • يستهلكArabic
  • престъпникBulgarian
  • zápor, proti, ošiditCzech
  • conDanish
  • Kontra, Bauernfängerei, reinlegen, austricksen, betrügen, ConGerman
  • πλην, μείον, απατεωνιά, ξεγελώ, μειονέκτημα, κατάδικος, απάτη, ενάντιοςGreek
  • timar, contra, estafar, engañar, estafaSpanish
  • کنPersian
  • haittapuoli, rangaistusvanki, petos, haitta, vanki, huijaus, huijata, ohjata laivaa, vedättääFinnish
  • duper, arnaque, inconvénients, escroquer, inconvénient, taulard, contre, ConFrench
  • चोरHindi
  • kontra, conHungarian
  • menipuIndonesian
  • contro, carceratoItalian
  • ConHebrew
  • コンJapanese
  • 범죄자Korean
  • conLatin
  • bedriegen, voor- en nadelen, een veroordeelde, fraudeur, nadeel, een veroordeelde crimineel, fraude, conDutch
  • lureNorwegian
  • konPolish
  • contra, vigaristaPortuguese
  • conRomanian
  • плутовство, контраргумент, надувательство, надувать, обмануть, вести, недостаток, преступник, жульничество, обманывать, управлять, надуть, [[довод]] [[против]], преступница, мошенничество, противRussian
  • luraSwedish
  • ஏமாற்றுபவன்Tamil
  • కాన్Telugu
  • แย้งThai
  • aleyhteTurkish
  • КонUkrainian
  • conUrdu
  • ConVietnamese
  • מיטYiddish
  • CONChinese

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