Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cheat

5 senses of cheat

Sense 1
darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum -- (weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous)
       => rye grass, ryegrass -- (any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses)

Sense 2
chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus -- (weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat)
       => brome, bromegrass -- (any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions)

Sense 3
deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker -- (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)
       => wrongdoer, offender -- (a person who transgresses moral or civil law)

Sense 4
swindle, cheat, rig -- (the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud")
       => fraud -- (intentional deception resulting in injury to another person)

Sense 5
cheat, cheating -- (a deception for profit to yourself)
       => deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation -- (the act of deceiving)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cheat

4 senses of cheat

Sense 1
cheat, rip off, chisel -- (deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money")
       => victimize, victimise -- (make a victim of; "I was victimized by this con-man")

Sense 2
cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey -- (defeat someone through trickery or deceit)
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; "Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship"; "We beat the competition"; "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game")

Sense 3
cheat, chisel -- (engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

Sense 4
cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander -- (be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

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