Legal Definition and Related Resources of Defraud
Meaning of Defraud
Deprive of some right , interest or property by fraud , deceit or artifice . See U.S. v Godwin, 566 F.2d975.
Defraud Alternative Definition
To withhold from another that which is justly due to him, or to deprive him of a right, by deception or artifice. 12 Barb. (N. Y.) 186.
Synonyms of Defraud
- cheat out of money
- commit breach of trust
- deprive dishonestly
- obtain money on false pretenses
- practice chicanery
- practice fraud upon
- take advantage of
- take by fraud
- take in
- Associated Concepts: conspiracy to defraud
- intent to defraud
- use of mails to defraud
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