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Synonyms for con

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  1. connoun

    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, yardbirdnoun

    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, flimflamverb

    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, converb

    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, learnadverb

    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. conadverb

    in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

    "much was written pro and con"


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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. converb

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "con":

    scam, with, rip-off, bcr

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  1. Jake Braun:

    Unfortunately, Las Vegas's so easy to hack the websites that report election results that Def Con organizers couldn't do Las Vegas in this room because [ adult hackers ] would find Las Vegas boring.

  2. Michael Cohen:

    He is President Donald Trump, he is a con man, and he is President Donald Trump cheat, liar, liar, pants on fire.

  3. Robert De Niro:

    He’s so blatantly stupid. He’s a punk, he’s a dog, he’s a pig, he’s a con, a bully, a bulls—t artist, a mutt who doesn’t know what he’s talking about… I’d like to punch him in the face.

  4. Def Con founder Jeff Moss:

    I think the record presence of both representative and administration reflect the reality that technology and security are built into Def Con organizers society, we are trying to breakdown the barriers between the people in tech who know what they're doing and the people in Congress who know how to take that knowledge to make laws.

  5. Larry McCarthy:

    The people who argue that you should be up( on the air) will say,' Well, TV and digital eyeballs are way up because people are trapped at home and very worried,' and the con side will say,' Well, what are you going to say ?'.

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  • يستهلكArabic
  • престъпникBulgarian
  • ošidit, proti, záporCzech
  • conDanish
  • reinlegen, Con, Kontra, Bauernfängerei, austricksen, betrügenGerman
  • ξεγελώ, ενάντιος, απατεωνιά, μείον, μειονέκτημα, κατάδικος, απάτη, πληνGreek
  • timar, estafar, engañar, estafa, contraSpanish
  • کنPersian
  • vedättää, ohjata laivaa, huijata, haittapuoli, rangaistusvanki, petos, haitta, vanki, huijausFinnish
  • inconvénient, duper, arnaque, contre, inconvénients, escroquer, taulard, ConFrench
  • चोरHindi
  • con, kontraHungarian
  • menipuIndonesian
  • contro, carceratoItalian
  • ConHebrew
  • コンJapanese
  • 범죄자Korean
  • conLatin
  • con, bedriegen, fraude, een veroordeelde crimineel, nadeel, voor- en nadelen, een veroordeelde, fraudeurDutch
  • lureNorwegian
  • konPolish
  • vigarista, contraPortuguese
  • conRomanian
  • мошенничество, против, плутовство, контраргумент, надувательство, обмануть, преступница, [[довод]] [[против]], надуть, управлять, обманывать, жульничество, преступник, недостаток, вести, надуватьRussian
  • luraSwedish
  • ஏமாற்றுபவன்Tamil
  • కాన్Telugu
  • แย้งThai
  • aleyhteTurkish
  • КонUkrainian
  • conUrdu
  • ConVietnamese
  • מיטYiddish
  • CONChinese

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