Swindled vs Cheated - What's the difference?

swindled | cheated |


As verbs the difference between swindled and cheated

is that swindled is (swindle) while cheated is (cheat).

As an adjective cheated is

as if having been deceived.

swindled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (swindle)
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    swindle

    English

    Verb

    (swindl)
  • To defraud (someone).
  • ''The two men swindled the company out of $160,000.
  • To obtain money or property by fraudulent or deceitful methods.
  • Synonyms

    * (to be swindled) be sold a pup * (to defraud) swizz (informal, mainly British)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instance of .
  • Synonyms

    * scheme, swizz (informal, mainly British)

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    cheated

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • As if having been deceived.
  • The people feel cheated by the government's decision.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (cheat)
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