HyperDic: deceive

English > 2 senses of the word deceive:
VERBsocialdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenbe false to
communicationdeceive, betray, lead astraycause someone to believe an untruth
deceive > pronunciation
Soundsdihsiy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > deceive: 2 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningBe false to; be dishonest with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymslead on, delude, cozen
Entailed bycheat, rip off, chiseldeprive somebody of something by deceit
Narrowerbetray, selldeliver to an enemy by treachery
cheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wanderBe sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
ensnare, entrap, frame, set upTake or catch as if in a snare or trap
flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick ondeceive somebody
fool, gull, befoolmake a fool or dupe of
hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke onsubject to a playful hoax or joke
humbugtrick or deceive
shillact as a shill
Broadervictimize, victimisemake a victim / victim of
Spanishburlar, engañar
Catalanenganyar, enredar
Adjectivesdeceptivedesigned to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
deceptivecausing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
Nounsdeceptionthe act of deceiving / deceiving
deceptiona misleading falsehood
English > deceive: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningCause someone to believe an untruth.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
Synonymsbetray, lead astray
Narrowerbamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play falseconceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossfool or hoax
pose, impersonate, personatepretend to be someone you are not
Broadermisinform, misleadGive false / false or misleading information to
OppositeundeceiveFree from deception or illusion
Spanishconfundir, engañar
Catalanenganyar
Adjectivesdeceptivedesigned to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently
deceptivecausing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
Nounsdeceiversomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
deceptionthe act of deceiving / deceiving

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