Definition of 'deceive'
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Is deceiving your partner really the key to happiness? Times, Sunday Times (2016) One deceived his grandparents into giving him cash for his phone bills. The Sun (2008)The premise of the show was to trick and deceive people. The Sun (2006)The manner he continued to deceive people and think he could get away with it is unbelievable. The Sun (2010)And except for the fact that appearances can be deceiving. The Sun (2015)The nine years she deceived people and lived the life of a wealthy woman should be what she spends in jail. The Sun (2007)You have twin goals: to help partner and deceive declarer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We knew we didn't deceive these people and had told their story. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This woman clearly deceived two people, and perhaps more. The Sun (2009)This is incorrect; appearances can be deceiving. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)It looks like a reward for grievous failure; and the appearance does not deceive. Times, Sunday Times (2009)As for those imbalances, appearances can be deceiving. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Is this not deceiving people? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But appearances can be deceiving. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She's been deceived by three people in her life and has lost two friends as well as the boyfriend she thought was special. The Sun (2006)IT may seem like a healthy choice, but appearances can be deceiving. The Sun (2013)Seems like many, if not most, of the episodes involved one of them deceiving the other. Christianity Today (2000) Appearances did not deceive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Online ticketing scams are the fastest growing area of fraud as thousands of people are deceived into paying huge sums for non-existent tickets, police have warned. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'deceive'
British English: deceive /dɪˈsiːv/ VERB
If you deceive someone, you make them believe something that is not true.
I am really hurt that he deceived me.
- American English: deceive
- Arabic: يَخْدَعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: enganar
- Chinese: 欺骗
- Croatian: zavarati
- Czech: oklamat
- Danish: bedrage
- Dutch: bedriegen
- European Spanish: engañar
- Finnish: pettää harhauttaa
- French: tromper
- German: täuschen
- Greek: εξαπατώ
- Italian: ingannare
- Japanese: だます
- Korean: 속이다
- Norwegian: bedra
- Polish: oszukać
- European Portuguese: enganar
- Romanian: a înșela
- Russian: обманывать
- Spanish: engañar
- Swedish: lura
- Thai: หลอกลวง
- Turkish: yanıltmak
- Ukrainian: обманювати
- Vietnamese: lừa dối
Definition of deceive from the Collins English Dictionary
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