HyperDic: mulct

English > 3 senses of the word mulct:
NOUNpossessionmulct, fine, amercementmoney extracted as a penalty
VERBsocialmulct, victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, hornswoggle, short-change, condeprive of by deceit
possessionmulctimpose a fine on
mulct > pronunciation
Soundsmah'lkt
English > mulct: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
Meaningmoney extracted as a penalty.
Synonymsfine, amercement
Narrowerlibrary finefine imposed by a library on books that overdue when returned
BroaderpenaltyA payment required for not fulfilling a contract
Spanishamercement, multa
Catalanamercement, multa, sanció pecuniària
Verbsmulctimpose a fine on
English > mulct: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeprive of by deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
ModelThey mulct him of all his money
Synonymsvictimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, 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
English > mulct: 3 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningimpose a fine on.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
Broaderlevy, imposeimpose and collect
Spanishmultar
Catalanmultar, penyorar
Nounsmulctmoney extracted as a penalty

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