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Definitions of cheat

  1. weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a deception for profit to yourself Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. One who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. The obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To beguile. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Wheat, or bread made from wheat. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A swindler. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; - called also chess. See Chess. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A fraud or deception; one who defrauds another, as out of money. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  20. To deceive or defraud. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. To act as a trickster or deceiver. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. Cheater. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. To deceive and defraud. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  24. A fraud: one who cheats. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A fraud; deceit; one who cheats; a weed. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To deceive; defraud. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. To deceive; defraud; delude; beguile. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A fraud; imposture. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. A weed; chess. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A fraud committed by deception; a person who cheats; a weed; an escheat. See Escheat. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. To deceive and defraud; to impose on. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To deceive and defraud; to impose on; to trick. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  33. A fraud committed by deception; a trick of dishonesty; an imposition or imposture; one who cheats. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess. mso.anu.edu.au
  35. Criminal law, torts. A cheat is a deceitful practice, of a public nature, in defrauding another of a known right, by some artful device, contrary to the plain rules of common honesty. 1 Hawk. 343. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  36. To constitute a cheat, the offence must be, lst. of a public nature for every species of fraud and dishonesty in transactions between individuals is not the subject-matter of a criminal charge at common law; it must be such as is calculated to defraud numbers, and to deceive the people in general. 2 East, P. C. 816; 7 John. R. 201; 14 John. R. 371; 1 Greenl. R. 387; 6 .Mass. R. 72; 9 Cowen, R. 588; 9 Wend. R. 187; 1 Yerg. R. 76; 1 Mass. 137. 2. The cheating must be done by false weights, false measures, false tokens, or the like, calculated to deceive numbers. 2 Burr, 1125; 1 W. Bl. R. 273; Holt, R. 354. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  37. That the object of the defendant in defrauding the prosecutor was successful. If unsuccessful, it is a mere attempt. (q. v.) 2 Mass. 139. When two or more enter into an agreement to cheat, the offence is a conspiracy. (q. v.) To call a man a cheat is slanderous. Hetl. 167; 1 Roll's Ab. 53; 2 Lev. 62. Vide Illiterate; Token. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  38. A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; called also chess. See Chess. dictgcide_fs
  39. ch[=e]t, v.t. to deceive, defraud, impose upon.--v.i. to practise deceit.--n. a fraud: one who cheats.--ns. CHEAT'ER, one who cheats: (Shak.) an officer who collected the fines to be paid into the Exchequer; CHEAT'ERY (coll.), cheating.--PUT A CHEAT UPON, to deceive.--TAME CHEATER, a decoy. [M. E. cheten, a form of escheten, to escheat.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  40. Trick, fraud; swindler, deceiver; card-game in which undetected cheating is licensed. (Vb) deceive, trick; deal fraudulently; wile away (time, fatigue). [Middle English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  41. n. [Anglo-Saxon] An act of deception; a fraud; a trick;—a person who cheats. Cabinet Dictionary
  42. A fraud, a trick, an imposture; a person guilty of fraud. Complete Dictionary

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