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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con- A prefix, fr. L. cum, signifying with, together, etc. See Com-.
 

From: 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]