Part of speech:

Together; with; often used with intensive force; as, complex, compress. Co-, col-, and cor- are variant forms.

Part of speech: verb

To study with care; peruse; learn.

Part of speech: noun

The contrary; against.

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Usage examples "con":

  1. It was followed by Pro and Con, in which he gives the arguments for and against Christianity. - "A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations", Joseph Mazzini Wheeler.
  2. The cards with their spots are the evidence pro and con which each juryman has before him to interpret. - "Psychology and Social Sanity", Hugo M√ľnsterberg.
  3. I was with him a couple of hours and he never mentioned a word of it, nor did Captain Con. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.