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Meaning of VICTIMIZE

Pronunciation:  'viktu`mIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  punish unjustly
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man"

VICTIMIZE is a 9 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: bunco, con, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, gyp, mulct, nobble, rook, scam, swindle, victimise
 See Also: beat, cheat, chisel, cozen, deceive, delude, lead on, penalise, penalize, punish, rip off, short, short-change, wrong



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vic"tim*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Victimized}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Victimizing}.]
To make a victim of, esp. by deception; to dupe; to cheat.