HyperDic: defraud

English > 1 sense of the word defraud:
VERBsocialdefraud, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
defraud > pronunciation
Soundsdihfrao'd
Rhymesabroad ... thawed: 18 rhymes with aod...
English > defraud: 1 sense > verb 1, social
Meaningdeprive of by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey defraud him of all his money
Example "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"
Synonymsvictimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, con
Narrowershort-change, shortcheat someone by not returning him enough money
Broadercheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Spanishdar gato por liebre, defraudar, embaucar, engañar, estafar, petardear, timar, victimizar
Catalandefraudar, entabanar, estafar
Nounsdefraudera person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud / fraud

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