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(noun, adverb, verb)


There are 6 meanings of the word Con.

How to pronounce con:


Con - as a noun

An argument opposed to a proposal

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

A person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
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A swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
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Con - as an adverb

In opposition to a proposition, opinion, etc.

Example: "Much was written pro and con"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Con - as a verb

Deprive of by deceit

Example: "He swindled me out of my inheritance"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
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Commit to memory; learn by heart

Example: "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
hit the booksstudy9
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Example Sentences

"He used a con to trick people into giving him money."
"The police arrested him for running a con scheme."
"The con artist convinced her to invest in a fake business."
"I fell for his con and ended up losing all my savings."
"The con man posed as a doctor to gain the trust of his victims."
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Word Game Points

Is CON a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, con is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CON has a SCRABBLE points total of 5.

Is CON a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, con is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CON has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 7.

Is CON a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, con is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CON has a WORDFEUD points total of 6.

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