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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:

    cheat, deceive, disappoint, delude

How to pronounce defraud?

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How to say defraud in sign language?

  1. defraud

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#16414cabbage
#17127pinch
#18731fiddle
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#33601memorize
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#58296swindle
#68256shirk
#72473diddle
#74450memorise
#87124abduct
#96993snarf
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#113787gyp
#138234bunco
#164852victimize
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#199693pilfer

How to use defraud in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Brafman:

    We are confident that he will be fully exonerated, it is clear that Mr. Shkreli never intended to violate the law, nor did he ever intend to defraud anyone.

  2. 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.

  3. John Calvin:

    For Scripture is the school of the Holy Spirit, in which, as nothing is omitted that is both necessary and useful to know, so nothing is taught but what is expedient to know. Therefore we must guard against depriving believers of anything disclosed about predestination in Scripture, lest we seem either wickedly to defraud them of the blessing of their God or to accuse and scoff at the Holy Spirit for having published what it is in any way profitable to suppress.

  4. Joe Pounder:

    Donald Trump is nothing but a con man who will say anything to defraud the American people like he did at Trump University, taking four businesses into bankruptcy or hiring foreign workers over Americans, the crowd at Trump's event wasn't applauding and the American people aren't either.

  5. 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.


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