victimise meaning

  "victimise" in a sentence
Verb: victimise  'viktu`mIz
Usage: Brit (=victimize)
  1. Make a victim of
    "I was victimised by this con-man"
    - victimize 
  2. Punish unjustly
    - victimize 
  3. Deprive of by deceit
    - victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick [N. Amer], nobble [Brit], diddle, bunco [N. Amer], defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle [N. Amer], short-change, con, grift [N. Amer], ream [N. Amer]

Derived forms: victimising, victimises, victimised

See also: victim, victimisation [Brit], victimiser [Brit]

Type of: cheat, chisel, penalise [Brit], penalize, punish, rip off, wrong


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  1. chelsea winger arjen robben has claimed he has been victimised by referees in recent matches
  2. she, poor innocent creature, is left to be victimised by an old man, who has outlived his wits
  3. yet the coach reserved his first post-match comments for the press he accused of victimising his team
  4. not so long ago neuroscientists, too, were guilty of victimising the mentally ill and the imprisoned in the name of science
  5. the skilled and experienced detectives of the commercial crime bureau investigate offences that victimise many innocent investors

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