What does cheat mean?

Definitions for cheat
tʃitcheat

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cheat.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum(noun)

    weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

  2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus(noun)

    weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

  3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker(noun)

    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

  4. swindle, cheat, rig(noun)

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    "that book is a fraud"

  5. cheat, cheating(verb)

    a deception for profit to yourself

  6. cheat, rip off, chisel(verb)

    deprive somebody of something by deceit

    "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"

  7. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey(verb)

    defeat someone through trickery or deceit

  8. cheat, chisel(verb)

    engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

    "Who's chiseling on the side?"

  9. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander(verb)

    be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

    "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

Wiktionary

  1. cheat(Noun)

    Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  2. cheat(Noun)

    A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  3. cheat(Noun)

    A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  4. cheat(Verb)

    To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.

    My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  5. cheat(Verb)

    To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.

    My husband cheated on me with his secretary.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  6. cheat(Verb)

    To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  7. cheat(Verb)

    To deceive; to fool; to trick.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheat(noun)

    an act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  2. Cheat(noun)

    one who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  3. Cheat(noun)

    a troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  4. Cheat(noun)

    the obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  5. Cheat(noun)

    to deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  6. Cheat(noun)

    to beguile

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  7. Cheat(verb)

    to practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

  8. Cheat(noun)

    wheat, or bread made from wheat

    Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cheat

    chēt, v.t. to deceive, defraud, impose upon.—v.i. to practise deceit.—n. a fraud: one who cheats.—ns. Cheat′er, one who cheats: (Shak.) an officer who collected the fines to be paid into the Exchequer; Cheat′ery (coll.), cheating.—Put a cheat upon, to deceive.—Tame cheater, a decoy. [M. E. cheten, a form of escheten, to escheat.]

Anagrams for cheat »

  1. teach, Teach

  2. theca

  3. tache

  4. Teach

How to pronounce cheat?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of cheat in a Sentence

  1. David Howman:

    I don't confine my comments to the NCAA within the United States. I would say internationally that's an area where there needs to be much more done because there are young athletes who are tempted to cheat in order to try to get the professional contracts, i don't think you can even say that there's such a thing as an amateur athlete these days except within the college system in this country.

  2. Trey Kelly:

    The fact that they are trying to say that I wanted some chip system so that we could cheat in the election is absolutely ridiculous.

  3. Neil deGrasse Tyson:

    When students cheat on exams it's because our school system values grades more than students value learning.

  4. John Dryden:

    When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Self-delusion is one's failure to recognize a reality. Now, permit me to tell you this. Anyone who thinks or says that true Love does not exist is just delusive. Yes! because, true Love exists and it will ever exist. Note: A Cheat always thinks and says that everyone cheats and a Liar often thinks and says that everyone lies (mark you). -Emeasoba George

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Translations for cheat

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  • غشArabic
  • изигравам, измамник, измама, измамвамBulgarian
  • trampejar, enganyar, trampós, truc, mentirCatalan, Valencian
  • podvádětCzech
  • svindle, bedrage, undgå, snyde, være utroDanish
  • Cheat, schummeln, betrügen, fremdgehen, schwindeln, überlisten, die Ehe brechen, austricksenGerman
  • mentiroso, engañar, tramposo, truco, hacer trampaSpanish
  • fusku, huijaus, välttää, huijata, huijari, pettääFinnish
  • svíkja, svika, snýtaFaroese
  • tricheur, tricheuse, menteur, tricher, tromperFrench
  • feall, imir, déan séitéireacht, séitéir, déan cneámhaireacht ar, déan caimiléireacht ar, cúigleáilIrish
  • רימה, צ'יט, בגדHebrew
  • धोखाHindi
  • csalás, csal, csaló, szélhámos, megcsalHungarian
  • svindl, svindla, halda framhjáIcelandic
  • fregareItalian
  • チート, まやかす, 偽る, 不倫, 騙すJapanese
  • fuddelenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • мами, измамник, илеџија, и́леџи, шифра, ма́миMacedonian
  • vals spelen, bedriegen, vreemdgaanDutch
  • være utro, bedra, snyte, lure, jukse, fuske, unngå, juksepaveNorwegian
  • zdrajca, cheat, czit, zdradzać, oszustka, zdrajczyni, oszukiwać, kod, oszustPolish
  • سینهPashto, Pushto
  • trapaceiro, trapaça, roubar, trair, macete, trapacear, enganarPortuguese
  • чит, мухлева́ть, обману́ть, обду́ривать, надува́ть, обма́нывать, изменя́ть, обма́нщица, ве́рю-не-ве́рю, моше́нничать, смоше́нничать, смухлева́ть, изменить, обдури́ть, гуля́ть, наду́ть, обма́нщик, моше́нник, моше́нницаRussian
  • podvádzaťSlovak
  • fiffla, bedraga, vänsterprassla, skojare, vänsla, fusk, fuska, svindla, vara otrogen, bedra, lura, fuskare, vänstra, bluffstopp, undgåSwedish
  • นอกใจThai
  • aldatmak, dolandırmak, kopya çekmekTurkish
  • обдуритиUkrainian
  • frawtineu, tructer, tructeu, tructeuse, frawtineuseWalloon

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • A. aligned
    • B. opaque
    • C. plush
    • D. hatched

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