adv.1.Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative side; - The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See Pro.
v. t.1.To know; to understand; to acknowledge.
[imp. & p. p. Conned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Conning.]
Of muses, Hobbinol, I con no skill.
- Spenser.
They say they con to heaven the highway.
- Spenser.
2.To study in order to know; to peruse; to learn; to commit to memory; to regard studiously.
To con answer
to be able to answer.
To con thanks
to thank; to acknowledge obligation.
- Shak.
1.(Naut.) To conduct, or superintend the steering of (a vessel); to watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.
Noun1.con - an argument opposed to a proposal
pro - an argument in favor of a proposal
2.con - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
3.con - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
Verb1.con - 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"
2.con - commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
Synonyms: memorise, memorize, learn
Adv.1.con - on the negative side; "much was written pro and con"
Synonyms: in opposition
pro - on the affirmative side
con - [SF fandom] A science-fiction convention. Not used of other sorts of conventions, such as professional meetings. This term, unlike many others of SF-fan slang, is widely recognised even by hackers who aren't fans. "We'd been corresponding on the net for months, then we met face-to-face at a con."
POW, adversary, adversative, adverse, against, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, argue into, argument, argumentum, aye, beat, beguile of, bilk, bone, bring over, bring round, bring to reason, bunco, burn, cageling, captivate, captive, case, chain gang, charm, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, clashing, cog, cog the dice, commit to memory, competitive, conflicting, cons, consideration, contemplate, contradictory, contrary, convict, convince, counter, cozen, crib, cross, defraud, detenu, diddle, dig, disaccordant, disappointed, disapprobatory, disapproving, discontented, disenchanted, disgruntled, disillusioned, displeased, dissatisfied, dissentient, dissenting, do in, do out of, draw over, drill, elenchus, elucubrate, enemy, euchre, ex-convict, examine, finagle, flam, fleece, flimflam, fob, fractious, fudge, gain, gain over, gaolbird, get by heart, get letter-perfect, go over, gouge, grind, gull, gyp, have, have by heart, hocus, hocus-pocus, hook, hook in, hostile, ignoratio elenchi, indignant, inimical, interest, internee, jailbird, know by heart, learn by heart, learn verbatim, lifer, low, lucubrate, memorize, mulct, nay, negative, no, noncooperative, obstinate, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, outtalk, overthwart, pack the deal, parolee, parrot, persuade, peruse, perverse, pigeon, plaidoyer, plea, pleading, plunge into, political prisoner, poor, pore over, practice, practice fraud upon, prevail on, prevail upon, prevail with, prisoner, prisoner of war, pro, pros, pros and cons, read, reason, recalcitrant, recite, refractory, refutation, regard studiously, repeat, repeat by heart, repugnant, restudy, review, rival, rook, scam, screw, sell, sell gold bricks, sell one on, shave, shortchange, side, special pleading, stack the cards, stick, sting, stir bird, study, sway, swindle, swot, swot up, take a dive, talk into, talk over, talking point, the affirmative, the negative, thimblerig, throw a fight, ticket-of-leave man, ticket-of-leaver, trusty, turned-off, unappreciative, unapproving, uncomplimentary, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unhappy, unpropitious, vet, victimize, wade through, wangle, wangle into, wear down, win, win over
Translate Con to Spanish, Translate Con to German, Translate Con to French
Comstock mealybug
Comstock's mealybug
Comte de Mirabeau
Comte de Rochambeau
comte de Saxe
Comte Donatien Alphonse Francois de Sade
Comtesse Du Barry
-- Con --
con artist
con brio
con game
con man
Conan Doyle
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