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Deceive (IPA: /dɪˈsiv/)


Deceive (v. t.)

To lead into error; to cause to believe what is false, or disbelieve what is true; to impose upon; to mislead; to cheat; to disappoint; to delude; to insnare.

Deceive (v. t.)

To beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention; to while away; to take away as if by deception.

Deceive (v. t.)

To deprive by fraud or stealth; to defraud.

Deceive Synonyms

Lead Astray, Betray

Deceive Synonyms

Cozen, Delude, Lead On

Deceive Rhymes

Biev, Breve, Cleave, Cleve, Eave, Eve, Gleave, Greave, Greve, Grieve, Heave, Kleve, Leave, Leve, Meave, Naeve, Neave, Neve, Peeve, Reave, Reeve, Scheve, Shreeve, Shreve, Sleeve, Steve, Stieve, Vive, We've, Weave, Yves

Achieve, Aggrieve, Aleve, Aviv, Believe, Bereave, Conceive, Deceive, Geneve, Laneve, Mccleave, Naive, Perceive, Rajiv, Receive, Relieve, Reprieve, Retrieve, Sanjiv, Vancleve

Disbelieve, Interleave, Interweave, Maharive, Misconceive, Misperceive, Preconceive, Tel-aviv


Spanish Translation

Deceive in Spanish is Engañar

Tagalog Translation

Deceive in Tagalog is Dayain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [W]e avenge intelligence when we deceive a fool, and the victory is worth the trouble[.]" - Giacomo Casanova

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A computer would deserve to be called intelligent if it could deceive a human into believing that it was human." - Artificial intelligence

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Half the work done in the world is there to deceive you." - Anonymous

Example Sentence (Quote)

" It's the easiest Thing in the World for a Man to deceive himself." - Poor Richard's Almanack

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Let no man deceive you with vain words." - Words


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