V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. to cheat someone out of something, especially money; 2. to avoid paying a debt; 3. to avoid or escape from someone or something; 4. to prevent or thwart a plan

Synonyms: cheat, trick, con, fleece, swindle, foil, impede, thwart, frustrate

Antonyms: contribute, help

Tips: Bilk is a rather informal term, most often used to denote cheating or conning someone out of money.

Usage Examples:

The company bilked its investors out of millions of dollars. (conned, fleeced)

He bilked his creditors by moving to South America. (thwarted, frustrated)

The criminals bilked capture once again. (foiled, thwarted)

You can't bilk me out of my money; I'm much too smart for that. (trick, con)

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