Swindle



verb (used with object), swindled, swindling.
1.
to cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets.
2.
to obtain by fraud or deceit.
verb (used without object), swindled, swindling.
3.
to put forward plausible schemes or use unscrupulous trickery to defraud others; cheat.
noun
4.
an act of swindling or a fraudulent transaction or scheme.
5.
anything deceptive; a fraud:
This advertisement is a real swindle.
verb
1.
to cheat (someone) of money, etc; defraud
2.
(transitive) to obtain (money, etc) by fraud
noun
3.
a fraudulent scheme or transaction

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