HyperDic: fraud

English > 3 senses of the word fraud:
NOUNactfraudintentional deception resulting in injury to another person
person fraud, imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playera person who makes deceitful pretenses
actfraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onsomething intended to deceive
fraud > pronunciation
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English > fraud: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningIntentional deception resulting in injury to another person.
Narrowerbarratry(maritime law) a fraudulent breach of duty by the master of a ship that injures the owner of the ship or its cargo
constructive fraud, legal fraudComprises all acts or omissions or concealments involving breach of equitable or legal duty or trust or confidence
election fraudMisrepresentation or alteration of the true results of an election
extrinsic fraud, collateral fraudfraud that prevents a party from knowing their rights or from having a fair opportunity of presenting them at trial
fraud in fact, positive fraudActual deceit
fraud in the factumfraud / fraud that arises from a disparity between the instrument intended to be executed and the instrument actually executed
fraud in the inducementfraud / fraud which intentionally causes a person to execute and instrument or make an agreement or render a judgment
identity theftThe co-option of another person's personal information (e.g., name, Social Security number, credit card number, passport) without that person's knowledge and the fraudulent use of such knowledge
intrinsic fraudfraud (as by use of forged documents or false claims or perjury) that misleads a court or jury and induces a finding for the one perpetrating the fraud
mail fraudUse of the mails to defraud someone
swindle, cheat, rigThe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
Broadercrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
English > fraud: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who makes deceitful pretenses.
Synonymsimposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player
Narrowername droppersomeone who pretends that famous people are his/her friends
ringerA contestant entered in a competition under false pretenses
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishembaucador, embustero, farsante, impostora, impostor, simulador
Catalanengalipador, ensibornador, entabanador, farsaire, farsant, impostor, pseudo
English > fraud: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSomething intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.
Synonymsfraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on
NarrowergoldbrickAnything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless
Broadertrickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenaniganThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
Spanishbulo, camelo, engañifa, engaño, filfa, fraude, mistificación, pastrana, patraña, trampa
Catalanfraudulència, innocentada, jugada, mistificació, trampa, truc

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