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conned

verb (1)
past tense of con

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(Entry 1 of 3)

1 to commit to memory
  • usually candidates con their entire campaign speech, right down to the jokes they supposedly ad-lib

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2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • seemed to be conning his face for any sign of uncertainty

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  • glanced (at or over)

conned

verb (2)
past tense of con

Synonyms & Antonyms of conned (Entry 2 of 3)

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

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conned

verb (3)
past tense of conn

Synonyms of conned (Entry 3 of 3)

to operate or control the course of
  • there was white-knuckle tension as the captain conned the gunboat through the mine-infested harbor

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“Conned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/conned. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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