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Synonyms for cheat
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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:
    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:
    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, rig, bearded darnel, cheater, prankster, cut-up, cheating

  4. swindle, cheat, rig(noun)

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    "that book is a fraud"

    Synonyms:
    darnel, deceiver, trucking rig, outfit, turnout, chess, slicker, swindle, semi, fishing tackle, getup, beguiler, trickster, 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:
    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

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    rip off, jockey, chisel, chouse, cheat on, 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, 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

    "Who's chiseling on the side?"

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

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

    be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

    "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"

    Synonyms:
    roll, betray, vagabond, shaft, stag, wind, meander, ramble, thread, chicane, screw, deceive, range, fail, stray, sell, bewray, chouse, snitch, lead astray, roam, 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.

    My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.

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

  3. cheat(noun)

    To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.

    My husband cheated on me with his secretary.

    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

Editors Contribution

  1. beguile

    beguile second meaning is cheating

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cheat":

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

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How to use cheat in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    When the devil says his prayers he wants to cheat you.

  2. Whitney Moore, Jr.:

    We create an environment where it is alright to hate, to steal, to cheat, and to lie if we dress it up with symbols of respectability, dignity and love.

  3. David Howman:

    (The NFL has) a bit of an issue with their collective bargaining agreement, which has not lent itself to the same, let's say, progressive anti-doping program that the Major League Baseball people have, and similarly at the NHL, i think there needs to be an attitudinal shift from the players. They should be making sure that they're delivering clean sport. They should be making sure that they're not protecting the bad guys, the one or two who may try to cheat or actually cheat.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Heaven might have made woman at the time of world creation because invisible God there knew that the earth someone would need someone more powerful than wicked men to cheat them with her beauty and punish demon.

  5. Linda Partridge:

    We are not trying to cheat death, but help people be healthy and disease-free in their final years.

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Translations for cheat

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  • 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
  • обдуритиUkrainian
  • frawtineu, tructer, tructeu, tructeuse, frawtineuseWalloon

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