Adverbial con has 1 sense
  1. con, in opposition - on the negative side; "much was written pro and con"
    Antonyms: pro
,Noun con has 3 senses
  1. con - an argument opposed to a proposal
    --1 is a kind of
    argument, statement
    Antonyms: pro
  2. convict, con, inmate, jailbird, gaolbird - a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison
    --2 is a kind of prisoner, captive
    --2 has particulars: lifer
  3. bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam - a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
    --3 is a kind of swindle, cheat, rig
    --3 has particulars: sting operation
    Derived form: verb con1
,Verb con has 2 senses
  1. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, 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"
    --1 is one way to cheat, rip off, chisel
    Derived form: noun con3
    Sample sentence:
    They con him of all his money
  2. memorize, memorise, con, learn - commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your lines for the play yet?"
    --2 is one way to study, hit the books
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something