cozen

ˈkʌzn гл. надувать, морочить в чем-л. (into) ;
мошенничать, обманывать, дезориентировать A clever lawyer can cozen the judge into agreement. ≈ Умный адвокат сумеет так заморочить судье голову, что тот согласится с ним во всем. Syn : beguile into, beguile out of, cheat into, chisel out, con into, con out of, deceive, defraud
2) , delude, diddle
1) , do out of, gull II
2. , shaft
3) , swindle
2. , trap into, trick into, trick out of обманывать, мошенничать, надувать, морочить - to * into smth. обманом вовлечь во что-л. - he *ed the old lady into trusting him with her money он ловко обошел старушку, уговорив ее доверить ему свои деньги - to * smb. out of smth. выманить что-л. у кого-л. cozen надувать, морочить

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Cozen — Coz en (k?z n), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cozened} ( nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Cozening} ( n ?ng). ] [From cousin, hence, literally, to deceive through pretext of relationship, F. cousiner.] To cheat; to defraud; to beguile; to deceive, usually by small… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cozen — Coz en, v. i. To deceive; to cheat; to act deceitfully. [1913 Webster] Some cogging, cozening slave. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cozen — index bait (lure), betray (lead astray), bilk, cheat, deceive, defraud, delude …   Law dictionary

  • cozen — 1560s, of uncertain origin; perhaps from Fr. cousiner cheat on pretext of being a cousin; or from M.E. cosyn fraud, trickery (mid 15c.), perhaps related to O.Fr. coçon dealer, merchant, trader, from L. cocionem horse dealer. Related: Cozenage …   Etymology dictionary

  • cozen — *cheat, defraud, swindle, overreach Analogous words: *dupe, bamboozle, gull, trick, hoax, hoodwink, befool: delude, beguile, *deceive, mislead …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cozen — ► VERB literary ▪ trick or deceive. ORIGIN perhaps from obsolete Italian cozzonare to cheat …   English terms dictionary

  • cozen — [kuz′ən] vt., vi. [< ME cosin, fraud, trickery < ? OFr cosson, horse trader < L cocio, coctio, a broker, dealer] 1. to cheat; defraud 2. to deceive cozenage n …   English World dictionary

  • cozen — v. (formal) 1) (d; tr.) to cozen into 2) (d; tr.) to cozen out of (to cozen smb. out of his money) * * * [ kʌz(ə)n] (formal) (d;tr.) to cozen into (d;tr.) to cozen out of (to cozen smb. out of his money) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cozen — cosen, cozen /kszsnf. In old English law, to cheat …   Black's law dictionary

  • cozen — transitive verb (cozened; cozening) Etymology: perhaps from obsolete Italian cozzonare, from Italian cozzone horse trader, from Latin cocion , cocio trader Date: 1573 1. to deceive, win over, or induce to do something by artful coaxing and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cozen — cozener, n. cozeningly, adv. /kuz euhn/, v.t., v.i. to cheat, deceive, or trick. [1565 75; perh. < ONF coçonner to resell, v. deriv. of coçon retailer ( < L coctionem, acc. of coctio, cocio dealer), influenced by MF cousin dupe, lit., COUSIN] * * …   Universalium

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