Synonyms of defraud in English:


See definition of defraud


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, fiddle, swizzle, 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, sell a pup to, take to the cleaners, gyp, gull, finagle, milk

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