Definitions for cheat
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cheat.
darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentumnoun
weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
chess, cheat, Bromus secalinusnoun
weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickernoun
someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
swindle, cheat, rignoun
the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
"that book is a fraud"
a deception for profit to yourself
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"
cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockeyverb
defeat someone through trickery or deceit
engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
"Who's chiseling on the side?"
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?"
Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).
A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.
A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.
To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.
My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.
To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.
My husband cheated on me with his secretary.
To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.
To deceive; to fool; to trick.
Etymology: Aphetic form of escheat, from
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb. Some think abbreviated from escheat, because many fraudulent measures being taken by the lords of manours in procuring escheats, cheat the abridgment was brought to convey a bad meaning.
The pretence of publick good is a cheat that will ever pass, though so abused by ill men, that I wonder the good do not grow ashamed to use it. William Temple.
Emp’rick politicians use deceit,
Hide what they give, and cure but by a cheat. Dryden.
When I consider life, ’tis all a cheat;
Yet, fool’d with hope, men favour the deceit.
Trust on, and think tomorrow will repay;
Tomorrow’s falser than the former day;
Lyes worse; and while it says, we shall be blest,
With some new joys cuts off what we possest. Dryden.
Dissimulation can be no further useful than it is concealed; for as much as no man will trust a known cheat. South.
Like that notorious cheat, vast sums I give,
Only that you may keep me while I live. John Dryden, Cleomenes.
Etymology: of uncertain derivation; probably from acheter, Fr. to purchase, alluding to the tricks used in making bargains.
It is a dangerous commerce, where an honest man is sure at first of being cheated; and he recovers not his losses, but by learning to cheat others. Dryden.
There are a sort of people who find that the most effectual way to cheat the people, is always to pretend to infallible cures. John Tillotson, Preface.
I that am curtail’d by this fair proportion,
Cheated of feature by dissembling nature,
Deform’d, unfinish’d. William Shakespeare, Richard III.
an act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture
one who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater
a troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess
the obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth
to deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle
to practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards
wheat, or bread made from wheat
Etymology: [Perh. from OF. chet goods, chattels.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of cheat in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of cheat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
We don't see any evidence that Daimler was designing software to deliberately cheat on emission testing, overall, this outcome should de-risk the stock.
This is old wine in new bottles, the new bottle is digital technology. But the old wine is the impulse to cheat or stretch the rules for personal or corporate advantage.
People who aren't all that interested in cheating aren't going to cheat just because there are sites like Ashley Madison, but for people who are inclined to cheat, but who don't know how to go about it or who are afraid of getting caught, online sites provide a seemingly easy and safe route to infidelity.
They say that it's the right thing to do, but when it comes down to (doing things like) voting in the Congress or taking action in their place of employment, they say, 'Well, let's cheat women a bit longer. We can get away with it.'.
(The NFL has) a bit of an issue with their collective bargaining agreement, which has not lent itself to the same, let's say, progressive anti-doping program that the Major League Baseball people have, and similarly at the NHL, i think there needs to be an attitudinal shift from the players. They should be making sure that they're delivering clean sport. They should be making sure that they're not protecting the bad guys, the one or two who may try to cheat or actually cheat.
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- изигравам, измамник, измама, измамвамBulgarian
- trampejar, enganyar, trampós, truc, mentirCatalan, Valencian
- 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
- csalás, csal, csaló, szélhámos, megcsalHungarian
- svindl, svindla, halda framhjáIcelandic
- 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
- fiffla, bedraga, vänsterprassla, skojare, vänsla, fusk, fuska, svindla, vara otrogen, bedra, lura, fuskare, vänstra, bluffstopp, undgåSwedish
- aldatmak, dolandırmak, kopya çekmekTurkish
- frawtineu, tructer, tructeu, tructeuse, frawtineuseWalloon
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