Synonyms of con


1. con, argument, statement

usage: an argument opposed to a proposal

2. convict, con, inmate, yard bird, yardbird, prisoner, captive

usage: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

3. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam, swindle, cheat, rig

usage: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property


1. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con, cheat, rip off, chisel

usage: 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. memorize, memorise, con, learn, study, hit the books

usage: commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"


1. con

usage: in opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.; "much was written pro and con"

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