What does Fraud mean?

Definitions for Fraud
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraudnoun

    intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

  2. imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role playernoun

    a person who makes deceitful pretenses

  3. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. fraudnoun

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

    Etymology: Recorded since 1345, from fraude, from fraus.

  2. fraudnoun

    The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.

    Etymology: Recorded since 1345, from fraude, from fraus.

  3. fraudnoun

    A person who performs any such trick.

    Etymology: Recorded since 1345, from fraude, from fraus.

  4. fraudverb

    To defraud

    Etymology: Recorded since 1345, from fraude, from fraus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fraudnoun

    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. Fraudnoun

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

  3. Fraudnoun

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fraud

    frawd, n. deceit: imposture: (Milt.) a snare: a deceptive trick: (coll.) a cheat: a fraudulent production.—adj. Fraud′ful, deceptive.—adv. Fraud′fully.—ns. Fraud′ulence, Fraud′ulency.—adj. Fraud′ulent, using fraud: dishonest.—adv. Fraud′ulently.—Fraudulent bankruptcy, a bankruptcy in which the insolvent is accessory, by concealment or otherwise, to the diminution of the funds divisible among his creditors.—Pious fraud, a deception practised with a good end in view: (coll.) a religious humbug. [O. Fr.,—L. fraus, fraudis, fraud.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fraud

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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. fraud

    See Appendix, Articles of War, 60.

Mythology

  1. Fraud

    one of the evil deities, was represented as a goddess with a human face and a serpent’s body, and at the end of her tail was a scorpion’s sting. She lived in the river Cocytus, and nothing but her head was ever seen.

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  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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fraud in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fraud in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Fraud in a Sentence

  1. Jeremy Lieberman:

    We look forward to aggressively litigating our case and working to achieve a substantial recovery for harmed shareholders - the true victims of defendants' fraud.

  2. Juan Guerrero:

    The genius of the attacker in the Carbanak case is taking the time to learn directly from the victim and thus bypass fraud prevention measures through sheer mimicry.

  3. Chairman Tim Massad:

    We will do everything in our power to pursue those who attempt to engage in fraud or manipulation in our markets, there is nothing more important than the integrity of our markets.

  4. Mutale Nkonde:

    This sounds great, but commercial facial recognition technologies used by Amazon, IBM and Microsoft have been found to be 40 % inaccurate when identifying Black people, so this will lead to Black people being more likely to be misidentified as attempting to commit fraud, potentially criminalizing them.

  5. Thirteen Olympic medalists:

    The fraud of dishonest people should not jeopardize the career of the other innocent fellow athletes and throw a stain on our country's reputation, the right of any athlete who has never violated any of the existing rules to perform at the Olympic Games is inviolable.

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  • تزويرArabic
  • измами, измамник, измама, мошеникBulgarian
  • frauCatalan, Valencian
  • podvodCzech
  • Betrug, Betrügerin, BetrügerGerman
  • απάτη, απατεώναςGreek
  • fraudo, trompoEsperanto
  • fraudeSpanish
  • کلاهبردار, فریب, کلاهبرداری, آپارتی, شیادی, شیادPersian
  • vilppi, huijari, petosFinnish
  • svikFaroese
  • imposteur, charlatan, fraudeFrench
  • calaoisIrish
  • רמאותHebrew
  • csalás, szélhámosságHungarian
  • խարդախ, խաբեբայություն, սրիկա, նենգություն, խարդախություն, խաբեբաArmenian
  • fraudoIdo
  • baratteria, frodi, frodeItalian
  • 詐欺, 詐欺師Japanese
  • თაღლითობაGeorgian
  • hara tāwareMāori
  • bedrog, oplichterij, vervalser, fraudeur, oplichting, bedrieger, charlatan, oplichter, fraude, flessentrekkerijDutch
  • svindel, bedrageriNorwegian
  • wyłudzenie, oszust, oszustwoPolish
  • logro, fraudador, falcatrua, falsidade ideológica, fraudePortuguese
  • мошенник, мошенничество, афера, шулерство, аферист, шулер, жульничество, жуликRussian
  • bedragare, förfalskning, bedrägeriSwedish
  • ghashi, sakataSwahili
  • dolandırıcılıkTurkish

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