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Princeton's WordNet

  1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum(noun)

    weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

    Synonyms:
    cheat, cheater, darnel, rig, chess, bearded darnel, deceiver, beguiler, tare, trickster, slicker, swindle, cheating

  2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus(noun)

    weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

    Synonyms:
    cheat, chess game, darnel, rig, cheater, chess, bearded darnel, deceiver, beguiler, tare, trickster, slicker, swindle, cheating

  3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker(noun)

    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

    Synonyms:
    darnel, deceiver, charmer, chess, tricker, slicker, practical joker, swindle, hoaxer, beguiler, trickster, tare, oilskin, cheat, rig, bearded darnel, cheater, prankster, cut-up, cheating

  4. swindle, cheat, rig(noun)

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    Synonyms:
    darnel, deceiver, trucking rig, outfit, turnout, chess, slicker, swindle, semi, fishing tackle, getup, beguiler, trickster, cheat, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tare, fishing rig, cheater, rig, bearded darnel, tractor trailer, equipage, rigging, cheating

  5. cheat, cheating(verb)

    a deception for profit to yourself

    Synonyms:
    cheat, cheater, darnel, rig, chess, bearded darnel, deceiver, beguiler, tare, trickster, slicker, swindle, cheating

  6. cheat, rip off, chisel(verb)

    deprive somebody of something by deceit

    Synonyms:
    rip off, jockey, chisel, chouse, cheat on, cheat, shaft, chicane, betray, wander, cuckold, screw

  7. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey(verb)

    defeat someone through trickery or deceit

    Synonyms:
    have a go at it, betray, have intercourse, chisel, have sex, bed, chicane, screw, make love, know, get laid, have it away, bonk, be intimate, love, cavil, cheat, drive in, wander, chouse, rip off, do it, eff, lie with, jockey, make out, sleep together, jazz, sleep with, hump, have it off, cuckold, get it on, shaft, bang, cheat on, carp, roll in the hay

  8. cheat, chisel(verb)

    engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

    Synonyms:
    rip off, jockey, chisel, chouse, cheat on, cheat, shaft, chicane, betray, wander, cuckold, screw

  9. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander(verb)

    be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

    Synonyms:
    roll, betray, vagabond, shaft, stag, wind, meander, ramble, thread, chicane, screw, deceive, range, fail, stray, sell, bewray, chouse, snitch, lead astray, roam, cheat, shit, give away, grass, wander, rip off, shop, chisel, cast, divagate, weave, digress, jockey, swan, tramp, rove, denounce, cuckold, drift, tell on, cheat on, rat

Wiktionary

  1. cheat(noun)

    Synonyms:
    I doubt it, BS, bullshit, break the rules

  2. cheat(noun)

    To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.

    Synonyms:
    bullshit, I doubt it, BS, break the rules

  3. cheat(noun)

    To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.

    Synonyms:
    I doubt it, BS, bullshit, break the rules

  4. cheat(verb)

    To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.

    Synonyms:
    BS, bullshit, I doubt it, break the rules

  5. cheat(verb)

    To deceive; to fool; to trick.

    Synonyms:
    break the rules

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. cheat

    A contrivance or device may be either good or bad. A cheat is a mean advantage in a bargain; a fraud, any form of covert robbery or injury. Imposture is a deceitful contrivance for securing charity, credit, or consideration. A stratagem or maneuver may be of the good against the bad, as it were a skilful movement of war. A wile is usually but not necessarily evil.

    E'en children followed with endearing wile.

    Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 184.

    A trick is often low, injurious, and malicious; we say a mean trick; the word is sometimes used playfully with less than its full meaning. A ruse or a blind may be quite innocent and harmless. An artifice is a carefully and delicately prepared contrivance for doing indirectly what one could not well do directly. A device is something studied out for promoting an end, as in a mechanism; the word is used of indirect action, often, but not necessarily directed to an evil, selfish, or injurious end. Finesse is especially subtle contrivance, delicate artifice, whether for good or evil. Compare FRAUD.

    Synonyms:
    art, artifice, blind, contrivance, craft, cunning, device, dodge, finesse, fraud, guile, imposture, invention, machination, maneuver, ruse, stratagem, subterfuge, trick, wile

    Antonyms:
    artlessness, candor, fairness, frankness, guilelessness, honesty, ingenuousness, innocence, openness, simplicity, sincerity, truth

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cheat(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    defraud, trick, deceive, dupe, gull, overreach, jockey, cozen, chouse, outwit, bamboozle, circumvent, delude, hoodwink, diddle, beguile, mislead, inveigle, gammon, impose upon

  2. cheat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trick, deception, imposture, imposition, juggle, stratagem, finesse, fraud, circumvention, delusion, artifice, deceit, chouse, BAM

  3. cheat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trickster, impostor, rogue, knave, swindler, sharper, cheater, artful fellow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

cheater, deceive, cheating, defraud, mislead, fool, delude, crook, peek


Translations for cheat

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • غشArabic
  • изигравам, измамник, измама, измамвамBulgarian
  • trampejar, enganyar, trampós, truc, mentirCatalan, Valencian
  • podvádětCzech
  • svindle, bedrage, undgå, snyde, være utroDanish
  • Cheat, schummeln, betrügen, fremdgehen, schwindeln, überlisten, die Ehe brechen, austricksenGerman
  • mentiroso, engañar, tramposo, truco, hacer trampaSpanish
  • fusku, huijaus, välttää, huijata, huijari, pettääFinnish
  • svíkja, svika, snýtaFaroese
  • tricheur, tricheuse, menteur, tricher, tromperFrench
  • feall, imir, déan séitéireacht, séitéir, déan cneámhaireacht ar, déan caimiléireacht ar, cúigleáilIrish
  • רימה, צ'יט, בגדHebrew
  • धोखाHindi
  • csalás, csal, csaló, szélhámos, megcsalHungarian
  • svindl, svindla, halda framhjáIcelandic
  • fregareItalian
  • チート, まやかす, 偽る, 不倫, 騙すJapanese
  • fuddelenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • мами, измамник, илеџија, и́леџи, шифра, ма́миMacedonian
  • vals spelen, bedriegen, vreemdgaanDutch
  • være utro, bedra, snyte, lure, jukse, fuske, unngå, juksepaveNorwegian
  • zdrajca, cheat, czit, zdradzać, oszustka, zdrajczyni, oszukiwać, kod, oszustPolish
  • سینهPashto, Pushto
  • trapaceiro, trapaça, roubar, trair, macete, trapacear, enganarPortuguese
  • чит, мухлева́ть, обману́ть, обду́ривать, надува́ть, обма́нывать, изменя́ть, обма́нщица, ве́рю-не-ве́рю, моше́нничать, смоше́нничать, смухлева́ть, изменить, обдури́ть, гуля́ть, наду́ть, обма́нщик, моше́нник, моше́нницаRussian
  • podvádzaťSlovak
  • fiffla, bedraga, vänsterprassla, skojare, vänsla, fusk, fuska, svindla, vara otrogen, bedra, lura, fuskare, vänstra, bluffstopp, undgåSwedish
  • นอกใจThai
  • aldatmak, dolandırmak, kopya çekmekTurkish
  • frawtineu, tructer, tructeu, tructeuse, frawtineuseWalloon

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