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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cheat, cheatingadjective

    a deception for profit to yourself

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

    not faithful to a spouse or lover

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

  3. cheating(a), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlikeadjective

    violating accepted standards or rules

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

Wiktionary

  1. cheatingnoun

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

  2. cheatingadjective

    Unsporting or underhand.

  3. cheatingadjective

    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.

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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. Michael Heemels:

    At a certain point, I lost my grip on reality and was living in a fantasy world, fooling and cheating everyone around me.

  2. Edward Dunnigan:

    Students are aware of the cheating scandals and nervous that their scores will be cancelled after spending so many hours preparing for the examination.

  3. Elizabeth Warren:

    I'll never let anyone tell me that anything is too hard, too hard to stand up to Wall Street ? Too hard to protect consumers from cheating banks ? Too hard to beat a popular Republican incumbent senator as a first-time candidate ? Not too hard.

  4. Rusty Bowers:

    I do not want to be a winner by cheating, i will not play with laws I swore allegiance to.

  5. Fox News:

    Chatting or Cheating : How to Detect Infidelity, Rebuild Love and Affair-Proof Your Relationship, they ca n’t just put what they did away in the vault, talk about it once, and move on.

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