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Another word for cheat

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Verb
  1. To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery

    See also:

    honest

  2. To be sexually unfaithful to another

    See also:

    sex

Another word for cheat

Synonym Study

  • Hoax implies a trick skillfully carried off simply to demonstrate the gullibility of the victim
  • Dupe stresses credulity in the person who is tricked or fooled
  • Trick implies deluding by means of a ruse, stratagem, etc., but does not always suggest fraudulence or a harmful motive
  • Swindle stresses the winning of a person's confidence in order to cheat or defraud that person of money
  • Defraud , chiefly a legal term, stresses the use of deliberate deception in criminally depriving a person of rights or property
  • Cheat , the most general term in this comparison, implies dealing dishonestly or deceptively with someone to obtain some advantage or gain