Definitions for deceivedɪˈsiv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to mislead by a false appearance or statement; trick.
to be unfaithful to (one's spouse or lover).
Category: Common Vocabulary
Archaic. to while away (time).
(v.i.)to practice deceit.
* Syn: See cheat.
Origin of deceive:
1250–1300; ME < OF deceivre < L dēcipere lit., to ensnare
deceive, lead on, delude, cozen(verb)
be false to; be dishonest with
deceive, betray, lead astray(verb)
cause someone to believe an untruth
"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to deliberately mislead; = trick
They had been deceived by their leaders; deceived into thinking sth
to not admit to yourself that sth is true
If you think she loves you, you're deceiving yourself.
To trick or mislead.
Origin: deceyven, from deceivre (Modern French décevoir), from decipere, from de- + capere; see captive. Compare conceive, perceive, receive.
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
to beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention; to while away; to take away as if by deception
to deprive by fraud or stealth; to defraud
Translations for deceive
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to mislead or cause to make mistakes, usually by giving or suggesting false information
He was deceived by her innocent appearance.
- bedrieg, mislei, kulAfrikaans
- يَخْدَع، يَغُشArabic
- enganarPortuguese (BR)
- narre; snydeDanish
- engañar, defraudar, mentirSpanish
- (kedagi) sisse vedamaEstonian
- فریب دادن؛ گول زدنFarsi
- לְרָמְוֹת, לְהוֹנוֹתHebrew
- धोखा देनाHindi
- prevariti, zavestiCroatian
- apgau(dinė)ti, (su)klaidintiLithuanian
- krāpt; maldinātLatvian
- bedra, narreNorwegian
- oszukiwać, wprowadzać w błądPolish
- فریب دادن؛ گول زدنPersian
- خطا ايستل،غولول، تيرايستلPashto
- varati, premamitiSlovenian
- bedra, vilseleda, luraSwedish
- kandırmak, aldatmakTurkish
- 欺騙，弄虛造假Chinese (Trad.)
- غلط بیانی کرناUrdu
- đánh lừaVietnamese
- 欺骗，弄虚作假Chinese (Simp.)
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