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Spell Check of deceive

Correct spelling: deceive


Definition of deceive:

  1. To mislead; to impose on; to beguile; to disappoint.

Common misspellings for deceive:

  • decieve (77%)
  • decive (13%)
  • deceve (3%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Google Ngram Viewer results for deceive:

This graph shows how "deceive" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for deceive:

  1. But you don't deceive anybody. "The Devil's Garden" , W. B. Maxwell.
  2. " Don't try to deceive yourself, don't try to deceive me, Celia! "A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories" , William D. Howells.
  3. If she chose, she should deceive herself, and consult nobody else. "Somehow Good" , William de Morgan.

Quotes for deceive:

  1. It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. - Jean de La Fontaine
  2. Who can I trust? You have to invest in somebody and chances are you're probably going to invest in somebody who's going to deceive you. I've been conned a couple of times, but now I'm a little more savvy. - Maggie Gyllenhaal
  3. Deceive not thy physician, confessor, nor lawyer. - George Herbert
  4. Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn. - Hesiod
  5. Do not consider it proof just because it is written in books, for a liar who will deceive with his tongue will not hesitate to do the same with his pen. - Maimonides

Idioms for deceive:

  1. deceive sm with sth
  2. deceive sm into sth
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