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

1 sense of cheating

Sense 1
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)

Antonyms of adj cheating

2 senses of cheating

Sense 1
adulterous, cheating (prenominal), two-timing (prenominal) -- (not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend")

INDIRECT (VIA unfaithful) -> faithful -- (not having sexual relations with anyone except your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "he remained faithful to his wife")

Sense 2
cheating (prenominal), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike -- (violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA unfair) -> fair, just -- (free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul")

Similarity of adj cheating

2 senses of cheating

Sense 1
adulterous, cheating (prenominal), two-timing (prenominal) -- (not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend")
       => unfaithful (vs. faithful) -- (having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful")

Sense 2
cheating (prenominal), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike -- (violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior")
       => unfair (vs. fair), unjust -- (not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage")

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