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Definition of defraud verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

defraud

verb
/dɪˈfrɔd/ defraud pronunciation American
[intransitive, transitive]
 
to get money illegally from a person or an organization by tricking them
All three men were charged with conspiracy to defraud. defraud someone (of something)They were accused of defrauding the company of $14,000.