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Synonyms for delude

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Wiktionary2.0 / 3 votes

  1. deludeverb

    To deceive someone into believing something which is false.

    mislead, deceive

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 3 votes

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozenverb

    be false to; be dishonest with

    betray, lead astray, cozen, lead on, deceive

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. deludeverb

    deceive, beguile, mislead, cheat, cozen, chouse, diddle, gull, dupe, circumvent, overreach, trick, impose upon, lead astray, lead into error

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "delude":

    deceive, mislead, fool, cheat, disappoint, defraud

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  1. Jane Wagner:

    The ability to delude yourself may be an important survival tool.

  2. Hedrick Smith:

    Journalists cover words and delude themselves into thinking they have committed journalism.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    I wouldn't want to delude anybody into thinking this is easy, but we're trying to come to a place where 50 senators can support two bills -- the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Act -- and with a change in the rules, so we can get the votes to pass these bills into law.

  4. Mahabharata:

    In youth a man is deluded by other ideas than those which delude him in middle life, and again in his decay he embraces other ideas.

  5. Jane Wagner:

    Our ability to delude ourselves may be an important survival tool.

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