What does ruse mean?

Definitions for ruseˈru seɪ

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ruse, artifice(noun)

    a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)


  1. ruse(Noun)

    a trick

  2. ruse(Noun)


  3. Ruse(ProperNoun)

    a town in northeastern Bulgaria

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ruse(noun)

    an artifice; trick; stratagem; wile; fraud; deceit

  2. Origin: [F., fr. OF. reser, rehuser, to turn aside, to shuffle, retreat, fr. L. recusare to refuse; pref. re- again + causa cause. See Cause, and cf. Recusant.]


  1. Ruse

    Ruse is comic book concerning detectives Simon Archard and Emma Bishop, that was originally published by CrossGen and was revived in 2011 by Marvel Comics as part of its acquisition of CrossGen titles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ruse

    rōōz, n. a turning or doubling, as of animals to get out of the way of dogs: a trick, fraud, or the use of such.—n. Ruse-de-guerre, a stratagem of war. [O. Fr. ruseruser, reūser, to get out of the way—L. recusāre, to decline.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. ruse

    In military deception, a trick of war designed to deceive the adversary, usually involving the deliberate exposure of false information to the adversary

Anagrams for ruse »

  1. rues, sure, user

  2. sure

  3. rues

  4. user


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ruse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    Russia is a ruse. I have nothing to do with Russia. Haven't made a phone call to Russia in years.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Russia is a ruse, I have nothing to do with Russia. To the best of my knowledge, no person that I deal with does.

Images & Illustrations of ruse

  1. ruseruseruse

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