Con Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Con

(Informal) Energetic action or effort; drive
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To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
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To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
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To learn to a high degree of proficiency.
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A feeling of assurance that a confidant will keep a secret:
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To deceive by trickery; fool; mislead
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One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
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Something said or done to deceive; trick; artifice
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To judge and find guilty of an offense charged
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To be certain or sure about.
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The definition of learn is to acquire knowledge or new information.
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To look at; to observe. [from 16th c.]
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(Rugby) To score a try
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A method of cheating somebody by winning their confidence and inducing them to hand over money (other valuables).
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A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
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(UK) Alternative form of memorize.
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An act of swindling; trick; cheat; fraud
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To acquire knowledge on a subject.
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A prefix whose basic meaning is “against.” It is used to form adjectives that mean “counteracting” (such as antiseptic, preventing infection). It is also used to form nouns referring to substances that counteract other substances (such as antihistamine, a substance counteracting histamine), and nouns meaning “something that displays opposite, reverse, or inverse characteristics of something else” (such as anticyclone, a storm that circulates in the opposite direction from a cyclone). Before a vowel it becomes ant–, as in antacid.
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To deceive or dupe; hoodwink.
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To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
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To make (a person) believe what is not true; delude; mislead
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To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
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To determine the aptitude, skills or qualifications of someone by subjecting them to an examination.
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To guide is defined as to show or direct someone in how to do something.
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Simple past tense and past participle of oppose.
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To read in a casual or leisurely way
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(Slang) To talk seriously and frankly with another or others, often in an informal setting
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(Obsolete) To squat; to ruck.
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To make a direct shot impossible for (an opponent in snooker)
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To apply one's mind to the acquisition or production of knowledge
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To write in a scholarly manner
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To audit accounts etc in order to verify them.
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To survey land
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Traverse means to move back and forth, cross over or examine carefully.
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(Slang) To examine carefully, as in planning a crime:
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To learn by heart, commit to memory
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(US, slang) A swindle or confidence trick.
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a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
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Alternative spelling of bunco.
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a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
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A swindle in which the mark, or victim, is defrauded after his or her trust has been won.
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One who defrauds; a swindler.
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A sharp, piercing organ or part, often ejecting a venomous secretion, as the modified ovipositor of a bee or wasp or the spine of certain fishes.
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(Archaic) A person living with others in the same building
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A soldier confined to a restricted area or assigned menial tasks as a punishment.
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(Chiefly US, slang) A person who is imprisoned.
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To swindle or defraud someone.
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(US slang, dated) To swindle
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To cheat or swindle
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To masturbate (especially of women)
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To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
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To penalize by fining or demanding forfeiture.
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To take out the entrails of (herrings).
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Alternative spelling of shortchange.
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Containing disapprobation; serving to disapprove.
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To do someone out of their due; to deceive or defraud, to cheat (someone).
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To engage in idle or frivolous activity.
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To set and follow a course or way
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The definition of inspect is to carefully look over someone or something, especially to determine if minimum criteria or standards are met.
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To survey mentally; consider
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Antonyms for Con

The definition of honesty is the quality of being truthful.
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deceive, defraud
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The quality of being truthful
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deceive, defraud
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in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.
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Words Related to Con

Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
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To give lessons to (a student, pupil, or class); guide the studies of; instruct
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(Intransitive) To conduct an inquiry or examination.
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To have (an event, thing, person, etc.) come to mind again; think of again
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(Card Games) The cards (one from each player) played and won in a single round
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A dishonest act or statement; fraud, lie, etc.
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