Swindled vs Scam - What's the difference?

swindled | scam |


As verbs the difference between swindled and scam

is that swindled is (swindle) while scam is to defraud or embezzle.

As a noun scam is

fraudulent deal.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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)

    Anagrams

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    scam

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia scam) (en noun)
  • Fraudulent deal.
  • That marketing scheme looks like a scam to me .

    Synonyms

    * con game * confidence trick * See also

    Verb

    (scamm)
  • To defraud or embezzle.
  • They tried to scam her out of her savings.

    Synonyms

    * (verb)

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