defrauder

  • 1 Defrauder — De*fraud er, n. One who defrauds; a cheat; an embezzler; a peculator. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 defrauder — index criminal, embezzler, lawbreaker, thief Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 defrauder — Defrauder, Defraudare …

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  • 4 défrauder — (dé frô dé) v. a. Priver par fraude.    Vieilli. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Ne le defraude pas de liberté, et ne le laisse pas en povreté, ORESME Thèse de MEUNIER. •   Pour defrauder le dit seigneur de sa depte, Bibl. des Chartes, 4e série, t. II …

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  • 5 defrauder — defraud ► VERB ▪ illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception. DERIVATIVES defrauder noun. ORIGIN Latin defraudare, from fraudare to cheat …

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  • 6 defrauder — noun see defraud …

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  • 7 defrauder — See defraudation. * * * …

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  • 8 defrauder — noun one who defrauds. Syn: fraudster …

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  • 9 defrauder — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who cheats: bilk, cheat, cheater, cozener, rook, sharper, swindler, trickster, victimizes Informal: chiseler, crook, flimflammer. Slang: diddler, gyp, gypper. See HONEST …

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  • 10 defrauder — de fraud·er || dÉ™ n. cheat, trickster, one guilty of fraud …

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  • 11 defrauder — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑chiseller, ↑chiseler, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …

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  • 12 defraud — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French defrauder, from Latin defraudare, from de + fraudare to cheat, from fraud , fraus fraud Date: 14th century to deprive of something by deception or fraud Synonyms: see cheat • defrauder… …

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  • 13 defraud — defraudation /dee fraw day sheuhn/, defraudment, n. defrauder, n. /di frawd /, v.t. to deprive of a right, money, or property by fraud: Dishonest employees defrauded the firm of millions of dollars. [1325 75; ME defrauden < OF defrauder < L… …

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  • 14 cheat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. deceive, defraud (See deception). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [One who cheats] Syn. rogue, cheater, swindler, fraud, quack, charlatan, conniver, confidence man, scammer, chiseler, impostor, masquerader,… …

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  • 15 defraud — verb illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception. Derivatives defrauder noun Origin ME: from OFr. defrauder or L. defraudare, from de + fraudare to cheat …

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  • 16 defraud — [dē frôd′, difrôd′] vt. [ME defrauden < OFr defrauder < L defraudare < de , from + fraudare, to cheat < fraus, FRAUD] to take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat SYN. CHEAT defraudation [dē΄frô dā′shən] n.… …

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  • 17 chiseler — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑defrauder, ↑chiseller, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …

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  • 18 chiseller — noun a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud • Syn: ↑swindler, ↑defrauder, ↑chiseler, ↑gouger, ↑scammer, ↑grifter • Derivationally related forms: ↑scam ( …

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  • 19 defraud — v.tr. (often foll. by of) cheat by fraud. Derivatives: defrauder n. Etymology: ME f. OF defrauder or L defraudare (as DE , FRAUD) …

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  • 20 gouger — noun 1. an attacker who gouges out the antagonist s eye • Derivationally related forms: ↑gouge • Hypernyms: ↑combatant, ↑battler, ↑belligerent, ↑fighter, ↑scrapper 2. a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud …

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