Synonyms of defraud in English:


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1‘the men were alleged to have defrauded thousands of investors’

swindle, cheat, rob, deceive, dupe, hoodwink, double-cross, fool, trick
informal con, bamboozle, do, sting, diddle, rip off, shaft, bilk, rook, take for a ride, pull a fast one on, pull the wool over someone's eyes, put one over on, take to the cleaners, gull, finagle, milk
British informal fiddle, swizzle, sell a pup to
North American informal sucker, snooker, stiff, euchre, bunco, hornswoggle
Australian informal pull a swifty on
archaic cozen, sharp
rare mulct, do someone in the eye