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Synonyms for defraud
dɪˈfrɔdde·fraud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    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. defraudverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. defraudverb

    Synonyms:
    cheat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "defraud":

    cheat, deceive, disappoint, delude

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How to use defraud in a sentence?

  1. Adam Schiff:

    If you or I were on that call and recorded we'd be under investigation I not indicted by now for a criminal referral to defraud the people of Georgia and the people of the country.

  2. Friedrich August von Hayek:

    With the exception only of the period of the gold standard, practically all governments of history have used their exclusive power to issue money to defraud and plunder the people.

  3. Jeffrey Coopersmith:

    Mr. Balwani looks forward to trial because he did not defraud anyone, and it will be an honor to defend him vigorously.

  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. 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.


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