- [verb] deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
Synonyms: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, con
- [verb] make off with belongings of others
Synonyms: pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, lift
- [verb] take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped"
Synonyms: kidnap, abduct, snatch
- [verb] disable by drugging; "nobble the race horses"