What does the word defraud mean?

Usage examples for defraud

  1. Your privilege ought not to be used to defraud the other creditors. – Eve and David by Honore de Balzac
  2. Then I'm afraid I must defraud you of the full measure of your enjoyment, Mr. Cutbill; we never smoke in the dining- room. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever