What does cheat mean?

Definitions for cheat
tʃitcheat

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentumnoun

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

  2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinusnoun

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

  3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickernoun

    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

  4. swindle, cheat, rignoun

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    "that book is a fraud"

  5. cheat, cheatingverb

    a deception for profit to yourself

  6. cheat, rip off, chiselverb

    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, jockeyverb

    defeat someone through trickery or deceit

  8. cheat, chiselverb

    engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

    "Who's chiseling on the side?"

  9. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wanderverb

    be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

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

Wiktionary

  1. cheatnoun

    Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  2. cheatnoun

    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. cheatnoun

    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. cheatverb

    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. cheatverb

    To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.

    My husband cheated on me with his secretary.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  6. cheatverb

    To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

  7. cheatverb

    To deceive; to fool; to trick.

    Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheatnoun

    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. Cheatnoun

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

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

  3. Cheatnoun

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

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

  4. Cheatnoun

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

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

  5. Cheatnoun

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

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

  6. Cheatnoun

    to beguile

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

  7. Cheatverb

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

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

  8. Cheatnoun

    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

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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. Sonny Perdue:

    I think Some US farmers'll gain the market back. But it's got to be a fair, reciprocal and free trade environment, not allowing China to cheat.

  2. Neil deGrasse Tyson:

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

  3. Dr. Shreenivas R. Deshpande:

    Don't cheat others and more important is don't get cheated by others.

  4. Henry David Thoreau:

    Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.

  5. Linda Partridge:

    We are not trying to cheat death, but help people be healthy and disease-free in their final years.

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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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