What does cheating mean?

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheat, cheating(adj)

    a deception for profit to yourself

  2. adulterous, cheating(a), two-timing(a)(adj)

    not faithful to a spouse or lover

    "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend"

  3. cheating(a), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike(adj)

    violating accepted standards or rules

    "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. cheating(Noun)

    An act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition.

  2. cheating(Adjective)

    Unsporting or underhand.

  3. cheating(Adjective)

    Unfaithful or adulterous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cheating

    of Cheat

Freebase

  1. Cheating

    Cheating refers to an immoral way of achieving a goal, such as cheating on an exam. It is generally used for the breaking of rules to gain unfair advantage in a competitive situation. Cheating is the getting of reward for ability by dishonest means. This broad definition will necessarily include acts of bribery, cronyism, sleaze, nepotism and any situation where individuals are given preference using inappropriate criteria. The rules infringed may be explicit, or they may be from an unwritten code of conduct based on morality, ethics or custom, making the identification of cheating a subjective process. Cheating can refer specifically to marital infidelity. Someone who is known for cheating is referred to as a cheat in British English, and a cheater in American English. A "cheat" does not have to cheat all the time, but once faced with a challenge that they do actually want to win, they will go back to their cheating strategies.

How to pronounce cheating?

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    Karen
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How to say cheating in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheating in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cheating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of cheating in a Sentence

  1. John Gay:

    How the mother is to be pitied who hath handsome daughters! Locks, bolts, bars, and lectures of morality are nothing to them: they break through them all. They have as much pleasure in cheating a father and mother, as in cheating at cards.

  2. Mike Huckabee:

    He never should have been jailed and it's embarrassing that John Kerry and Obama negotiate with Iran as innocent Americans remained locked-up in prison, president Obama is a complete fool for trusting a country that's been lying, cheating, murdering and sponsoring terrorism around the globe for 37 years. Empowering Iran with sanctions relief is like Neville Chamberlain writing a $150 billion check to Adolf Hitler hoping he'll play nice and behave. This Iran deal is an insane disaster and this White House has lost its mind.

  3. Benjamin Burroughs:

    Plenty of gamers and get upset when they lose or feel the game was cheating, but it doesnt lead to violent outputs.

  4. Samer El Gharib:

    If you want to light up a cigarette outside the allotted time, you have to cheat, but by pushing that button, you have to admit to us, and to yourself, that you are cheating.

  5. Rick Reilly:

    Because he's so fun and we want our own stories to tell about the cheating.

Images & Illustrations of cheating

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