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Synonyms for con
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. con(noun)

    an argument opposed to a proposal

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

    Antonyms:
    pro

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

    a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

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

    Antonyms:
    pro

  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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    pro

  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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    pro

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

    commit to memory; learn by heart

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

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    pro

  6. con(adverb)

    in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

    "much was written pro and con"

    Antonyms:
    pro

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. con(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    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

How to pronounce con?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say con in sign language?

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Translations for con

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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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