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

3 senses of fraud

Sense 1
fraud -- (intentional deception resulting in injury to another person)
       => crime, offense, criminal offense, criminal offence, offence, law-breaking -- ((criminal law) an act punishable by law; usually considered an evil act; "a long record of crimes")

Sense 2
imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player -- (a person who makes deceitful pretenses)
       => deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker -- (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

Sense 3
fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on -- (something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage)
       => trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan -- (the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them))

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