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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraud(noun)

    intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

  2. imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player(noun)

    a person who makes deceitful pretenses

  3. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on(noun)

    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Wiktionary

  1. fraud(Noun)

    Any act of deception carried out for the purpose of unfair, undeserved and/or unlawful gain.

  2. fraud(Noun)

    The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.

  3. fraud(Noun)

    A person who performs any such trick.

  4. fraud(Verb)

    To defraud

  5. Origin: Recorded since 1345, from fraude, from fraus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fraud(noun)

    deception deliberately practiced with a view to gaining an unlawful or unfair advantage; artifice by which the right or interest of another is injured; injurious stratagem; deceit; trick

  2. Fraud(noun)

    an intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of obtaining some valuable thing or promise from another

  3. Fraud(noun)

    a trap or snare

Freebase

  1. Fraud

    In criminal law, fraud is intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual; the related adjective is fraudulent, and verb is defraud. Fraud is a crime and a civil law violation, though the specific criminal law definition varies by legal jurisdiction. Defrauding people or entities of money or valuables is a common purpose of fraud. A hoax also involves deception, but without the intention of gain or of damaging or depriving the victim. Fraud is a defense in a civil action for breach of contract or specific performance of a contract. Fraud is a basis for equitable jurisdiction.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fraud

    Exploitation through misrepresentation of the facts or concealment of the purposes of the exploiter.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FRAUD' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4568

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FRAUD' in Nouns Frequency: #1927


Translations for FRAUD

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • измамник, мошеник, измама, измамиBulgarian
  • frauCatalan, Valencian
  • podvodCzech
  • Betrügerin, Betrug, BetrügerGerman
  • απάτη, απατεώναςGreek
  • trompo, fraudoEsperanto
  • fraudeSpanish
  • شیادی, شیاد, آپارتی, کلاهبرداری, فریب, کلاهبردارPersian
  • petos, huijari, vilppiFinnish
  • svikFaroese
  • imposteur, charlatanFrench
  • calaoisIrish
  • רמאותHebrew
  • csalás, szélhámosságHungarian
  • խարդախ, սրիկա, խաբեբայություն, խարդախություն, նենգություն, խաբեբաArmenian
  • fraudoIdo
  • frodi, baratteria, frodeItalian
  • 詐欺, 詐欺師Japanese
  • თაღლითობაGeorgian
  • hara tāwareMāori
  • oplichting, bedrieger, charlatan, fraude, flessentrekkerij, fraudeur, oplichter, vervalser, bedrog, oplichterijDutch
  • bedrageri, svindelNorwegian
  • oszust, oszustwo, wyłudzeniePolish
  • falsidade ideológica, logro, fraudador, fraude, falcatruaPortuguese
  • мошенничество, афера, шулерство, аферист, жульничество, мошенник, жулик, шулерRussian
  • bedrägeri, förfalskning, bedragareSwedish
  • ghashi, sakataSwahili

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