Synonyms for bilk

Synonyms for (verb) bilk

Synonyms: elude, evade, bilk

Definition: escape, either physically or mentally

Usage: The thief eluded the police; This difficult idea seems to evade her; The event evades explanation

Similar words: escape, break loose, get away

Definition: run away from confinement

Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison


Synonyms: bilk

Definition: evade payment to

Usage: He bilked his creditors

Similar words: deprive

Definition: keep from having, keeping, or obtaining


Synonyms: spoil, scotch, queer, thwart, bilk, baffle, foil, frustrate, cross

Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

Usage: What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge; foil your opponent

Similar words: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project


Synonyms: bilk

Definition: cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

Similar words: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money