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Meaning of word con from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

con   noun

Meaning : An argument opposed to a proposal.

An argument in favor of a proposal.


Meaning : A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison.

Synonyms : convict, inmate, yard bird, yardbird

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

Synonyms : bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, flimflam, hustle, sting

con   adverb

Meaning : In opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc..

Example : Much was written pro and con.

In favor of a proposition, opinion, etc..


con   verb

Meaning : Deprive of by deceit.

Example : He swindled me out of my inheritance.
She defrauded the customers who trusted her.

Synonyms : bunco, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, hornswoggle, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize

Meaning : Commit to memory. Learn by heart.

Example : Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?.

Synonyms : learn, memorise, memorize