Defraud

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Defraud (third-person singular simple present Defrauds, present participle Defrauding, simple past and past participle Defrauded)

  1. To obtain money or property by fraud; to swindle

Adverbs for Defraud

deliberately; coolly; villainously; cleverly; knavishly; deceitfully; unsuspectingly; deftly; sagaciously; financially.

Synonyms for Defraud

cheat, dupe, swindle, trick, rob, deceive, delude, overreach, beguile, hoodwink, gull, fool, deprive, inveigle.

Antonyms for Defraud

befriend, assist, contribute, support, help, remunerate, return, requite, repay.

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