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Defraud
Defraud De*fraud", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defrauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Defrauding.] [L. defraudare; de- + fraudare to cheat, fr. fraus, fraudis, fraud: cf. OF. defrauder. See Fraud.] To deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device; to withhold from wrongfully; to injure by embezzlement; to cheat; to overreach; as, to defraud a servant, or a creditor, or the state; -- with of before the thing taken or withheld. We have defrauded no man. --2 Cor. vii. 2. Churches seem injured and defrauded of their rights. --Hooker.
Defrauded
Defraud De*fraud", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defrauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Defrauding.] [L. defraudare; de- + fraudare to cheat, fr. fraus, fraudis, fraud: cf. OF. defrauder. See Fraud.] To deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device; to withhold from wrongfully; to injure by embezzlement; to cheat; to overreach; as, to defraud a servant, or a creditor, or the state; -- with of before the thing taken or withheld. We have defrauded no man. --2 Cor. vii. 2. Churches seem injured and defrauded of their rights. --Hooker.
Defrauder
Defrauder De*fraud"er, n. One who defrauds; a cheat; an embezzler; a peculator.
Defrauding
Defraud De*fraud", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Defrauded; p. pr. & vb. n. Defrauding.] [L. defraudare; de- + fraudare to cheat, fr. fraus, fraudis, fraud: cf. OF. defrauder. See Fraud.] To deprive of some right, interest, or property, by a deceitful device; to withhold from wrongfully; to injure by embezzlement; to cheat; to overreach; as, to defraud a servant, or a creditor, or the state; -- with of before the thing taken or withheld. We have defrauded no man. --2 Cor. vii. 2. Churches seem injured and defrauded of their rights. --Hooker.
Defraudment
Defraudment De*fraud"ment, n. [Cf. OF. defraudement.] Privation by fraud; defrauding. [Obs.] --Milton.
Fraudful
Fraudful Fraud"ful, a. Full of fraud, deceit, or treachery; trickish; treacherous; fraudulent; -- applied to persons or things. --I. Taylor. -- Fraud"ful*ly, adv.
Fraudfully
Fraudful Fraud"ful, a. Full of fraud, deceit, or treachery; trickish; treacherous; fraudulent; -- applied to persons or things. --I. Taylor. -- Fraud"ful*ly, adv.
Fraudless
Fraudless Fraud"less, a. Free from fraud. -- Fraud"less*ly, adv. -- Fraud"less*ness, n.
Fraudlessly
Fraudless Fraud"less, a. Free from fraud. -- Fraud"less*ly, adv. -- Fraud"less*ness, n.
Fraudlessness
Fraudless Fraud"less, a. Free from fraud. -- Fraud"less*ly, adv. -- Fraud"less*ness, n.
Fraudulence
Fraudulence Fraud"u*lence (?; 135), Fraudulency Fraud"u*len*cy, n. [L. fraudulentia.] The quality of being fraudulent; deliberate deceit; trickishness. --Hooker.
Fraudulency
Fraudulence Fraud"u*lence (?; 135), Fraudulency Fraud"u*len*cy, n. [L. fraudulentia.] The quality of being fraudulent; deliberate deceit; trickishness. --Hooker.
Fraudulent
Fraudulent Fraud"u*lent, a. [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus, fraudis, frand: cf. F. fraudulent.] 1. Using fraud; trickly; deceitful; dishonest. 2. Characterized by,, founded on, or proceeding from, fraund; as, a fraudulent bargain. He, with serpent tongue, . . . His fraudulent temptation thus began. --Milton. 3. Obtained or performed by artifice; as, fraudulent conquest. --Milton. Syn: Deceitful; fraudful; guileful; crafty; wily; cunning; subtle; deceiving; cheating; deceptive; insidious; treacherous; dishonest; designing; unfair.
Fraudulently
Fraudulently Fraud"u*lent*ly, adv. In a fraudulent manner.
Yazoo Fraud
Yazoo Fraud Yaz"oo Fraud (U. S. Hist.) The grant by the State of Georgia, by Act of Jan. 7, 1795, of 35,000,000 acres of her western territory, for $500,000, to four companies known as the Yazoo Companies from the region granted; -- commonly so called, the act being known as the Yazoo Frauds Act, because of alleged corruption of the legislature, every member but one being a shareholder in one or more of the companies. The act granting the land was repealed in 1796 by a new legislature, and the repealing provision was incorporated in the State constitution in 1798. In 1802 the territory was ceded to the United States. The claims of the purchasers, whom Georgia had refused to compensate, were sustained by the United States Supreme Court, which (1810) declared the repealing act of 1796 unconstitutional. Congress in 1814 ordered the lands sold and appropriated $5,000,000 to pay the claims.
Yazoo Frauds Act
Yazoo Fraud Yaz"oo Fraud (U. S. Hist.) The grant by the State of Georgia, by Act of Jan. 7, 1795, of 35,000,000 acres of her western territory, for $500,000, to four companies known as the Yazoo Companies from the region granted; -- commonly so called, the act being known as the Yazoo Frauds Act, because of alleged corruption of the legislature, every member but one being a shareholder in one or more of the companies. The act granting the land was repealed in 1796 by a new legislature, and the repealing provision was incorporated in the State constitution in 1798. In 1802 the territory was ceded to the United States. The claims of the purchasers, whom Georgia had refused to compensate, were sustained by the United States Supreme Court, which (1810) declared the repealing act of 1796 unconstitutional. Congress in 1814 ordered the lands sold and appropriated $5,000,000 to pay the claims.

Meaning of Fraud from wikipedia

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