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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Con \Con\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Conned; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Conning.] [AS. cunnan to know, be able, and (derived from
     this) cunnian to try, test. See Can, v. t. & i.]
     1. To know; to understand; to acknowledge. [Obs.]
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              Of muses, Hobbinol, I con no skill.   --Spenser.
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              They say they con to heaven the highway. --Spenser.
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     2. To study in order to know; to peruse; to learn; to commit
        to memory; to regard studiously.
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              Fixedly did look
              Upon the muddy waters which he conned
              As if he had been reading in a book.  --Wordsworth.
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              I did not come into Parliament to con my lesson.
                                                    --Burke.
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     To con answer, to be able to answer. [Obs.]
  
     To con thanks, to thank; to acknowledge obligation. [Obs.]
        --Shak.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  conning
       See con

Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  con
       n 1: an argument opposed to a proposal [ant: pro]
       2: a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison [syn: convict,
           inmate, jailbird, gaolbird]
       3: a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a
          person to buy worthless property [syn: bunco, bunco
          game, bunko, bunko game, confidence trick, confidence
          game, con game, gyp, hustle, sting, flimflam]
       adv : on the negative side; "much was written pro and con" [syn: in
             opposition] [ant: pro]
       v 1: 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" [syn: victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick,
             nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct,
             gyp]
       2: commit to memory; learn by heart; "Have you memorized your
          lines for the play yet?" [syn: memorize, memorise, learn]
       [also: conning, conned]

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