Defraud - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Defraud.

BILK
CHEAT
CON
COZEN
REAM
RIPOFF
ROB
SCAM
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BILK
  1. escape, either physically or mentally; "The thief eluded the police"; "This difficult idea seems to evade her"; "The event evades explanation"
  2. evade payment to; "He bilked his creditors"
  3. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
  4. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
CHEAT
  1. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
  2. a deception for profit to yourself
  3. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  4. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  5. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  6. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  7. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  8. deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
  9. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
CON
  1. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
  2. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  3. 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"
  4. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  5. an argument opposed to a proposal
  6. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
COZEN
  1. cheat or trick; "He cozened the money out of the old man"
  2. act with artful deceit
  3. be false to; be dishonest with
REAM
  1. a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires
  2. a large quantity of written matter; "he wrote reams and reams"
  3. enlarge with a reamer; "ream a hole"
  4. remove by making a hole or by boring; "the dentist reamed out the debris in the course of the root canal treatment"
  5. squeeze the juice out (of a fruit) with a reamer; "ream oranges"
RIPOFF
ROB
  1. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  2. take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
  3. Plundered
SCAM
  1. 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"
  2. a fraudulent business scheme
  3. con, cheat
Clue Database Last Updated: 19/06/2018 9:00am

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