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Synonyms for defraud
dɪˈfrɔd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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, con, memorise, snatch, diddle, lift, gyp, kidnap, abstract, toy, abduct, pilfer, filch, purloin, snarf, short-change, hornswoggle, play, victimise, sneak, bunco, pinch, swipe, short, memorize, learn, scam, mulct, shrink from

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. defraud(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cheat, cozen, trick, dupe, gull, deceive, overreach, circumvent, delude, hoodwink, chouse, diddle, beguile, impose upon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. defraud(v)

    Synonyms:
    cheat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "defraud":

    cheat, deceive, disappoint, delude

How to pronounce defraud?

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How to say defraud in sign language?

  1. defraud

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How to use defraud in a sentence?

  1. Attorney General Tommy Thomas:

    Custodial sentences and criminal fines will be sought against the accused ... given the severity of the scheme to defraud and fraudulent misappropriation of billions in bond proceeds.

  2. Rebecca Roiphe:

    It’s kind of common practice that you?need to?be a little bit loose with valuations, so,?to say this was done with a purpose - with the intent to defraud - will be challenging.

  3. Charge Craig Fair:

    Those who wish to defraud programs designed to help those in need should know that the FBI and our partners will pursue every investigative tool available to us to ensure the integrity of those programs and that they remain available to our community’s small business owners.

  4. Betty McCray:

    I didn’t defraud the city of anything, they are trying to get those homes back, so they can get the money and put it in their pocket.

  5. John Coffee:

    This will significantly constrain the NY AG's reach, yes, the AG can sue on a common law fraud theory and have six years, but then it must prove much more, including an intent to defraud.

Images & Illustrations of defraud

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