The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
The definition of a trick is a prank or a joke.
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
A dishonest act or statement; fraud, lie, etc.
Evasion is defined as avoiding or escaping a person or thing.
An explanation offered to justify or obtain forgiveness.
The definition of a plan is a document, program or diagram that shows how to proceed.
Intention or purpose not real but professed.
An undeveloped area for the preservation of animals and plants.
The definition of a ruse is a trick.
(Linguis.) A phonetic change or series of changes that alters the system of sounds in a language
Unsound or misleading but clever, plausible, and subtle argument or reasoning
The devising or execution of such schemes or maneuvers:
A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
A deceptive action calculated to divert attention from one's real purpose.
Anything that tricks or mystifies; deceptive or secret device
The definition of a jig is an energetic folk dance, or a template used with a saw for woodworking.
A movement or combination of movements involving skill and dexterity:
The definition of a wile is a trick or seducing behavior.
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end
(Countable, singular and plural) An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.
Blind people considered as a group. Used with the:
Find another word for subterfuge. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for subterfuge, like: device, cheat, artifice, ploy, trick, deception, chicanery, dishonesty, evasion, excuse and fraud.