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Synonyms of deceive in English:


  • 1 she was deceived by a con man
    swindle, defraud, cheat, trick, hoodwink, hoax, dupe, take in, mislead, delude, fool, outwit, lead on, inveigle, beguile, double-cross, gull
    informal con, bamboozle, do, gyp, diddle, rip off, shaft, pull a fast one on, take for a ride, pull the wool over someone's eyes, sucker, snooker, stiff
  • 2 he deceived her with another woman
    be unfaithful to, cheat on, betray, play someone false
    informal two-time
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