Definition of Con

1. Noun. An argument opposed to a proposal.

Generic synonyms: Argument, Statement
Antonyms: Pro



2. Verb. Deprive of by deceit. "They con him of all his money"; "The cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"

3. Adverb. In opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.. "Much was written pro and con"
Antonyms: Pro

4. Noun. A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison.
Exact synonyms: Convict, Inmate, Yard Bird, Yardbird
Specialized synonyms: Lifer, Trusty
Generic synonyms: Captive, Prisoner
Derivative terms: Convict

5. Verb. Commit to memory; learn by heart. "They won't con the story "; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
Exact synonyms: Learn, Memorise, Memorize
Specialized synonyms: Alternate, Understudy
Generic synonyms: Hit The Books, Study
Derivative terms: Memorisation, Memoriser, Memory, Memory, Memorization, Memorizer, Memory, Memory, Memory

6. Noun. A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.
Exact synonyms: Bunco, Bunco Game, Bunko, Bunko Game, Con Game, Confidence Game, Confidence Trick, Flimflam, Gyp, Hustle, Sting
Specialized synonyms: Sting Operation
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Rig, Swindle
Derivative terms: Bunco, Flim-flam, Gyp

Definition of Con

1. adv. Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; -- The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.

2. v. t. To know; to understand; to acknowledge.

3. v. t. To conduct, or superintend the steering of (a vessel); to watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.

Definition of Con

1. Initialism. '''C'''ertificate '''o'''f '''N'''eed. ¹

2. Proper noun. A male given name, a diminutive form of Conor or Cornelius. ¹

3. Verb. (rare) To study, especially in order to gain knowledge of. ¹

4. Verb. (rare archaic) To know, understand, acknowledge. ¹

5. Noun. A disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (''pros''). ¹

6. Noun. (slang) A convicted criminal, a convict. ¹

7. Noun. (slang) A fraud; something carried out with the intention of deceiving, usually for personal, often illegal, gain. ¹

8. Verb. (transitive slang) To trick or defraud, usually for personal gain. ¹

9. Verb. (nautical) To give the necessary orders to the helmsman to steer a ship in the required direction through a channel etc. (rather than steer a compass direction) ¹

10. Noun. (nautical) The navigational direction of a ship ¹

11. Noun. Short for convention or conference; used in regard to any type of convention. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Con

1. to study carefully [v CONNED, CONNING, CONS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Con

comsymps
comte de Saxe
comtes
comtrace
comtraces
comultiplication
comultiplications
comune
comunication
comus
comuses
comœdic
comœdie
comœdies
comœdy
con (current term)
con-
con-artist
con-sensual
con artist
con artists
con brio
con crud
con game
con games
con man
con men
con moto
con sord
con sordini

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