Part of speech:
To cause to hold a false belief; deceive thoroughly:
To trick is defined as to make an illusion, or to play a joke or prank.
To deceive or dupe; hoodwink.
To take or catch in or as if in a snare; trap.
To cheat or defraud of money or property.
To deceive by trickery; fool; mislead
To surpass in cleverness or cunning; outsmart:
To fool is defined as to trick or lie to.
To deprive of something injuriously:
To take away or hold back property, rights, etc. from by fraud; cheat
To injure or kill.
To deceive with a hoax
To mislead by cheating or tricking; deceive
To catch in or as in a trap
(Obsolete) To conceal.
To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
To fleece is defined as to trick someone, or to shave the wool off of a animal.
To dupe; deceive
To surround or circle around
(Slang) To be sexually promiscuous.
In opposition or disagreement; against:
To obtain or achieve by cleverness or deceit, especially in persuading someone:
(Slang) To baffle, bewilder, bluff, or overawe
(Slang) To cheat, especially by overcharging.
To manage to get away from; elude
To gouge is defined as to create a dent or a disfiguring rough hole or groove, or to cheat someone by charging higher prices than what is fair.
(Slang) To cheat or swindle, esp. by overcharging
To cover with a skin or a similar layer:
(Sports) To deceive (an opponent) with a fake. Often used with out.
To deprive (another) of something by fraud; cheat or swindle.
To irritate or inflame, as by chafing or sunburn.
To work something with a chisel.
To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
(Informal) To thwart or defeat
(Slang) To sell or get by questionable or aggressive means:
(Idiomatic) To keep somebody falsely believing that one has certain intentions.
Snow is defined as to shower, fall or cover with a frozen water vapor substance from the sky, or to say or do something to deceive someone.
To cause (someone) to become involved in something they are reluctant to do.
The definition of jive is to talk in a way that is insincere or exaggerated in an attempt to fool people.
(Informal) To persuade with fast, smooth, but often deceitful talk
To be approved of; gain acceptance:
To swindle; cheat.
Alternative form of make a monkey out of.
The use of clever but tricky talk or action to deceive, evade, etc., as in legal dealings
Sleight of hand; skill of a stage magician
To help the enemy of (one's country, cause, etc.); be a traitor to
To bluff is to pretend something that is not true.
(--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
(Stud Poker) To bluff when one holds four cards of the same suit (four flush) instead of the five in a true flush
Gull is defined as to trick.
To present in a favorable light.
Tempting strongly; highly attractive; charming
The definition of deceitful is someone or something intentionally untruthful or intended to mislead.
Deceiving or intended to deceive
Tending to mislead; deceptive:
(Rare) Fawning or flattering
The definition of mendacious describes a dishonest person or thing.
Hard to deal with, complicated
The definition of camouflage refers to the process of making something less obvious such as military dress that allows soldiers to blend in with their surroundings, animal coloring that allows animals to blend in and actions taken to hide your true intentions.
Deceit is defined as the act of being dishonest using a trick or telling a lie.
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
Meaningless words used as a formula by conjurers
(Figuratively) A delusion, a false hope.
The act or practice of an impostor; fraud; deception
Lack of direction or purpose
The quality or state of being mendacious
(Math.) Deviation of a line or plane from the perpendicular or parallel
(Law) Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the Red Cross or white flag to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.
Sleight of hand; legerdemain
The use of a computer to calculate, by means of extrapolation, the effect of a given physical process
The state or quality of being sinuous
To impede the force or movement of (a fluid).
A village of southern Ireland near Cork. Blarney Castle (dating from the 15th century) is the site of the Blarney Stone, said to impart powers of eloquence and persuasion.
To coax with flattery and insincere talk; wheedle
Dissemble is defined as to hide or be dishonest about your true motives, feelings or beliefs.
To conceal (one's intentions, for example) under a feigned appearance.
To use equivocal language to deceive someone or avoid committing oneself to a position.
To win over by coaxing, flattery, or artful talk:
Masquerade is defined as to wear a disguise or pretend to be someone else.
To be an improper or bad representative of
(Sports) To catch (a ball) immediately after it has hit the ground.
mislead; be dishonest
- Betray implies a breaking of faith while appearing to be loyal
- To delude is to fool someone so completely that what is false is accepted as being true
- Beguile implies the use of wiles and enticing prospects in deceiving or misleading beguiled by promises of a fortune
- To mislead is to cause to follow the wrong course or to err in conduct or action, although not always by deliberate deception misled by the sign into going to the wrong floor
- Deceive implies the often deliberate misrepresentation of facts by words, actions, etc., frequently to further one's ends deceived into buying fraudulent stocks
Find another word for deceive. In this page you can discover 178 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for deceive, like: delude, trick, not play fair, bamboozle, impose upon, ensnare, swindle, cheat, outwit, fool and rob.