Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mulct

1 sense of mulct

Sense 1
fine, mulct, amercement -- (money extracted as a penalty)
       => penalty -- (a payment required for not fulfilling a contract)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mulct

2 senses of mulct

Sense 1
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con -- (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")
       => cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "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")

Sense 2
mulct -- (impose a fine on; "he was fined for littering")
       => levy, impose -- (impose and collect; "levy a fine")

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