Defraud - Crossword Clue

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  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
  1. defeat someone through trickery or deceit
  2. 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"
  3. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
  4. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
  5. a deception for profit to yourself
  6. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
  7. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  8. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  9. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  1. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
  2. commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
  3. an argument opposed to a proposal
  4. 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"
  5. a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
  6. in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"
  7. To direct the steering or course of (a vessel). n. 1. The area or structure on a vessel from which the vessel is conned. 2. The position or authority of the officer conning a vessel.
  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
  1. a quantity of paper; 480 or 500 sheets; one ream equals 20 quires
  2. enlarge with a reamer; "ream a hole"
  3. a large quantity of written matter; "he wrote reams and reams"
  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"
  1. Plundered
  2. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  3. take something away by force or without the consent of the owner; "The burglars robbed him of all his money"
  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

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Offer that's too good to
One found in a pen
One in a pen
One kept in the cooler
One may take you in
One reported to the Bette
One side of an issue
Paper measure
Paper purchase
Paper quantity
Paper tiger the Mafia? Bunkum, all may conclude!
Party animal, female, has male chained up?
Pen filler
Permission to leave last of the porridge
Persuade by trickery
Photocopier tray capacity
Play badly?
Ponzi scheme, e.g.
Print shop purchase
Printer's amount
Printer's unit
Printing unit
Pro's opposite
Pull a con
Pyramid scheme
Pyramid scheme, e.g.
Quantity of paper
Religious education in the morning papers
Rip off
Rip off bits of clothing aggressively during kinky sex
Rip off raincoats to throw back
Run a game on
Scott's "___ Roy"
Screw as a boy, perhaps eaten by lion?
Set of sheets
Set of sheets?
Shell game
Sing Sing inhabitant
Some computers returned in dodgy scheme
Specialty of some artists
Start of a Tennessee Will
Stationer's order
Stationer's unit
Stationery order
Stationery quantity
Stationery store buy
Steal from
Steal from Sherwood inhabitant who’s not at home
Steal short dress
Stick up
Swindle as rascal, extracting last penny
Swindle quiet one out of seafood
Swindle rascal detailed
Swindle, in slang
Take 5, clue 5
Take for a ride
Take from
Take in
Take property from
Take something without the owner's consent
Take the wrong way?
Talk about energy fraud
Time server
Treat, trick
Two-timer caught by US police
Typist's purchase
Use a juicer on
Use crib notes
Voting "nay"
Welsh rabbit with bit of Edam in it
Widen, in a way
___ blind

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