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con

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of con

  1. a person convicted as a criminal and serving a prison sentence was uneasy with the fact that an ex-con was living next door Synonyms of 1con con, jailbirdWords Related to 1con lifer, trusty; parolee, probationer; captive, capture, inmate, internee, prisoner


con

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of con

  1. an instance of the use of dishonest methods to acquire something of value the explanation was so plausible that I never suspected it was all a con to make off with my car Synonyms of 2con bunco (or bunko), con, fiddle [chiefly British], flimflam, gyp, hustle, scam, shell game, sting, swindleWords Related to 2con cross, fix; Ponzi scheme, pyramid scheme; racket, rip-off; thimblerig, three-card monte; device, dodge, gimmick, jig, ploy, scheme, sleight, stratagem, trick, wile; gouging, overcharging, soaking; counterfeit, fake, forgery, hoax, humbug, phony (also phoney), sham


con

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of con

  1. 1 to commit to memory usually candidates con their entire campaign speech, right down to the jokes they supposedly ad-lib Synonyms of 1con con, learn, studyWords Related to 1con hark back (to), mind [chiefly dialect], recall, recollect, relive, remember, reminisce (about), retain, think (of); accept, apprehend, comprehend, get, grasp, know, understand; absorb, digestNear Antonyms of 1con disremember, forget, misremember; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight, slur (over)Antonyms of 1con unlearn

  2. 2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition) seemed to be conning his face for any sign of romantic interest Synonyms of 1con audit, check (out), con, examine, overlook, oversee, review, scan, scrutinize, survey, viewWords Related to 1con notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms of 1con skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook


con

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of con

  1. 1 to rob by the use of trickery or threats a fly-by-night operator who had conned hundreds of would-be homeowners out of their hard-earned money Synonyms of 2con beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, screw, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to 2con extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk

  2. 2 to cause to believe what is untrue tried to con me into thinking that he had actually won the lottery Synonyms of 2con bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, have, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, hornswoggle, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, sucker, suck in, take in, trickWords Related to 2con kid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindleNear Antonyms of 2con debunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusionAntonyms of 2con undeceive



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