Fraud vs. Racket

Fraud vs. Racket — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Fraud and Racket

Fraudnoun

(law) The crime of stealing or otherwise illegally obtaining money by use of deception tactics.

Racketnoun

(countable) A racquet: an implement with a handle connected to a round frame strung with wire, sinew, or plastic cords, and used to hit a ball, such as in tennis or a birdie in badminton.

Fraudnoun

Any act of deception carried out for the purpose of unfair, undeserved and/or unlawful gain.

Racketnoun

(Canada) A snowshoe formed of cords stretched across a long and narrow frame of light wood.

Fraudnoun

The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.

Racketnoun

A broad wooden shoe or patten for a man or horse, to allow walking on marshy or soft ground.

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Fraudnoun

A person who performs any such trick.

Racketnoun

A loud noise.

Power tools work quickly, but they sure make a racket.With all the racket they're making, I can't hear myself think!What's all this racket?

Fraudnoun

(obsolete) A trap or snare.

Racketnoun

A fraud or swindle; an illegal scheme for profit.

They had quite a racket devised to relieve customers of their money.

Fraudverb

(obsolete) To defraud

Racketnoun

A carouse; any reckless dissipation.

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Fraudnoun

intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

Racketnoun

Something taking place considered as exciting, trying, unusual, etc. or as an ordeal.

Fraudnoun

a person who makes deceitful pretenses

Racketverb

To strike with, or as if with, a racket.

Fraudnoun

something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Racketverb

(intransitive) To make a clattering noise.

Racketverb

To be dissipated; to carouse.

Racketnoun

a loud and disturbing noise

Racketnoun

an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit

Racketnoun

the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience;

modern music is just noise to me

Racketnoun

a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games

Racketverb

celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities;

The members of the wedding party made merry all nightLet's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

Racketverb

make loud and annoying noises

Racketverb

hit (a ball) with a racket