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con 1

 (kŏn)
adv.
In opposition or disagreement; against: debated the issue pro and con.
n.
1. An argument or opinion against something.
2. One who holds an opposing opinion or view.

[Short for contra.]

con 2

 (kŏn)
tr.v. conned, con·ning, cons Archaic
1. To study, peruse, or examine carefully.
2. To learn or commit to memory.

[Middle English connen, to know, from Old English cunnan; see gnō- in Indo-European roots.]

con′ner n.

con 3

or conn  (kŏn)Nautical
tr.v. conned, con·ning, cons or conns
To direct the steering or course of (a vessel).
n.
1. The area or structure on a vessel from which the vessel is conned.
2. The position or authority of the officer conning a vessel.

[From cond, from Middle English conduen, from Old French conduire, from Latin condūcere, to lead together; see conduce.]

con 4

 (kŏn) Slang
tr.v. conned, con·ning, cons
To swindle (a victim) by first winning his or her confidence; dupe.
n.
A swindle.
adj.
Of, relating to, or involving a swindle or fraud: a con artist; a con job.

[Short for confidence.]

con 5

 (kŏn)
n. Slang
A convict.
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