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Verb: bilk  bilk
  1. Cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money
     
  2. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "bilk your opponent";
    - thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle
     
  3. Evade payment to
    "He bilked his creditors"
     
  4. Escape, either physically or mentally
    "The thief bilked the police";
    - elude, evade

Derived forms: bilked, bilks, bilking

Type of: break loose, cheat, chisel, deprive, escape, forbid, foreclose, forestall, get away, preclude, prevent, rip off

Encyclopedia: Bilk