swindle

  • 1 Swindle — es un personaje ficticio del mundo de los Transformers el pertenece a las filas de los Decepticons del grupo de los Combaticons. Contenido 1 Transformers G1 2 Transformers Robots In Disguise 3 Transformers Armada …

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  • 2 swindle — swin‧dle [ˈswɪndl] verb [transitive] LAW to get money from someone dishonestly by deceiving them: swindle somebody out of something • He was convicted of charges that he swindled clients and partners out of £3.5 million. swindle something out of… …

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  • 3 swindle — index bait (lure), betray (lead astray), bilk, bunko, cheat, circumvent, deceive …

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  • 4 Swindle — Swin dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swindled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swindling}.] [See {Swindler}.] To cheat defraud grossly, or with deliberate artifice; as, to swindle a man out of his property. [1913 Webster] Lammote . . . has swindled one of them out… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 swindle — [n] cheating, stealing blackmail, cheat, con, crooked deal*, deceit, deception, dirty pool*, double cross*, double dealing*, extortion, fake, fast one*, fast shuffle*, frame up, fraud, hoax, hustle, imposition, imposture, knavery, racket*, rip… …

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  • 6 Swindle — Swin dle, n. The act or process of swindling; a cheat. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 swindle — 1782 (v.); 1833 (n.), back formation from SWINDLER (Cf. swindler). Related: Swindled; swindling …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 swindle — vb *cheat, overreach, cozen, defraud Analogous words: *dupe, gull, bamboozle, hoodwink, trick: *steal, pilfer, purloin, filch …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 swindle — ► VERB ▪ use deception to obtain (money) or deprive (someone) of money or possessions. ► NOUN ▪ a fraudulent scheme or action. DERIVATIVES swindler noun. ORIGIN German schwindeln be giddy , also «tell lies» …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 swindle — [swin′dəl] vt. swindled, swindling [back form. < SWINDLER] 1. to get money or property from (another) under false pretenses; cheat; defraud 2. to get by false pretenses or fraud vi. to engage in swindling others n. an act of swindling; trick;… …

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  • 11 Swindle — The term Swindle may refer to:* Swindle, a confidence trick * Swindle, a kind of fraud * Swindle (chess), a ruse by which a chess player in a losing position tricks his opponent, and thereby achieves a win or draw instead of the expected loss *… …

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  • 12 swindle — UK [ˈswɪnd(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms swindle : present tense I/you/we/they swindle he/she/it swindles present participle swindling past tense swindled past participle swindled to cheat someone in order to get their money swindle… …

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  • 13 Swindle — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Swindle Originaltitel $windle Produktionsland …

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  • 14 swindle — v. (D; tr.) to swindle out of (to swindle smb. out of money) * * * [ swɪndl] (D; tr.) to swindle out of (to swindle smb. out of money) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 Swindle — Aux échecs, le swindle (de l anglais : arnaque, escroquerie) consiste à tenter de renverser une position perdue en tendant un piège ou en jouant un coup inattendu. Parfois, on appelle aussi swindle le fait d utiliser une tactique de… …

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  • 16 swindle — swin|dle1 [ˈswındl] v [T] [Date: 1700 1800; Origin: swindler person who swindles (18 21 centuries), from German schwindler someone confused or unbalanced ] to get money from someone by deceiving them = ↑cheat swindle sb out of sth ▪ a businessman …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 swindle — swin|dle [ swındl ] verb transitive to cheat someone in order to get their money: swindle someone out of something: The landlord tried to swindle us out of our deposit. swindle something out of someone: They were accused of swindling millions of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 swindle — To cheat or to deceive. You have been swindled if you bought a dictionary that does not contain the word swindle. Swindle is a common word meaning to cheat or defraud …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 19 swindle — To cheat or to deceive. You have been swindled if you bought a dictionary that does not contain the word swindle. Swindle is a common word meaning to cheat or defraud …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 20 swindle — [[t]swɪ̱nd(ə)l[/t]] swindles, swindling, swindled VERB If someone swindles a person or an organization, they deceive them in order to get something valuable from them, especially money. [V n out of n] A City businessman swindled investors out of… …

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