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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fine, mulct, amercement(verb)

    money extracted as a penalty

  2. victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con(verb)

    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"

  3. mulct(verb)

    impose a fine on

    "he was fined for littering"


  1. mulct(Noun)

    A fine or penalty, especially a pecuniary one.

    Etymology: From mulcta, from .

  2. mulct(Verb)

    To impose such a fine.

    Etymology: From mulcta, from .

  3. mulct(Verb)

    To swindle (someone) out of money.

    Etymology: From mulcta, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mulct(noun)

    a fine or penalty, esp. a pecuniary punishment or penalty

    Etymology: [L. mulctare, multare.]

  2. Mulct(noun)

    a blemish or defect

    Etymology: [L. mulctare, multare.]

  3. Mulct(verb)

    to punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine

    Etymology: [L. mulctare, multare.]

  4. Mulct(verb)

    hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discipline

    Etymology: [L. mulctare, multare.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mulct

    mulkt, n. a fine: a penalty.—v.t. to fine.—adjs. Mulc′tary, Mulc′tūary, imposing a fine: paid as a fine. [L. mulcta, a fine.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. mulct

    A fine in money for some fault or misdemeanour. Also, fines formerly laid on ships by a trading company, to raise money for the maintenance of consuls, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. mulct

    A soldier is said to be mulcted of his pay when put under fine or stoppages for necessaries, or to make good some dilapidations committed by him on the property of the people or the government.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mulct in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mulct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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