What does delude mean?

Definitions for delude
dɪˈludde·lude

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozen(verb)

    be false to; be dishonest with

Wiktionary

  1. delude(Verb)

    To deceive someone into believing something which is false.

  2. Origin: From deludo

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delude(verb)

    to lead from truth or into error; to mislead the mind or judgment of; to beguile; to impose on; to dupe; to make a fool of

  2. Delude(verb)

    to frustrate or disappoint

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Delude

    de-lūd′, v.t. to play or impose upon: to deceive.—adj. Delud′able.—n. Delud′er. [L. deludĕre, to play—de, down, ludĕre, lusum, to play.]

Anagrams for delude »

  1. eluded

  2. dueled

How to pronounce delude?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say delude in sign language?

  1. delude

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delude in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of delude in a Sentence

  1. Jane Wagner:

    The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

  2. Jane Wagner:

    Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.

  3. Henry C. Blinn:

    Mistakes live in the neighbourhood of truth and therefore delude us.

  4. Hedrick Smith:

    Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.

  5. Mahabharata:

    In youth a man is deluded by other ideas than those which delude him in middle life, and again in his decay he embraces other ideas.

Images & Illustrations of delude

  1. deludedeludedeludedeludedelude

Popularity rank by frequency of use

delude#100000#104699#333333

Translations for delude

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for delude »

Translation

Find a translation for the delude definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these delude definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"delude." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 19 Oct. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/delude>.

Are we missing a good definition for delude? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for delude:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.