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

7 senses of trick

Sense 1
trick, fast one -- (a cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it")
       => device, gimmick, twist -- (any clever maneuver; "he would stoop to any device to win a point"; "it was a great sales gimmick"; "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen")

Sense 2
trick -- (a period of work or duty)
       => shift, work shift, duty period -- (the time period during which you are at work)

Sense 3
trick -- (an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent; "that offer was a dirty trick")
       => dishonesty, knavery -- (lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing)

Sense 4
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on -- (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)
       => diversion, recreation -- (an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates; "scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists"; "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles"; "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation")

Sense 5
magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception -- (an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers)
       => performance -- (the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment; "we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal"; "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto")

Sense 6
whoremaster, whoremonger, john, trick -- (a prostitute's customer)
       => customer, client -- (someone who pays for goods or services)

Sense 7
trick -- ((card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner)
       => turn, play -- ((game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession; "it is my turn"; "it is still my play")

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

1 sense of trick

Sense 1
flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on -- (deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week")
       => deceive, lead on, delude, cozen -- (be false to; be dishonest with)

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