- Against the affirmative side; in opposition; on the negative
side; -- The antithesis of pro, and usually in connection with it. See
2. Con [v. t.]
- To know; to understand; to acknowledge. - To study in order to know; to peruse; to learn; to commit
to memory; to regard studiously. - To conduct, or superintend the steering of (a vessel); to
watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.