Translation of "deceive" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

deceive

verb [ T ] uk /dɪˈsiːv/ us /dɪˈsiːv/

B2 to persuade someone that something false is the truth, or to keep the truth hidden from someone for your own advantage

欺骗,蒙骗;隐瞒
The company deceived customers by selling old computers as new ones. 该公司用旧计算机冒充新机器欺骗顾客。
The sound of the door closing deceived me into thinking they had gone out. 关门声让我以为他们已经出门了。
→ Synonym trick verb
deceive yourself

to refuse to accept the truth

自欺欺人,欺骗自己
She thinks he'll come back, but she's deceiving herself. 她认为他会回来,实际上她是在自欺欺人。
deceiver noun [ C ] uk /dɪˈsiː.vər/ us /dɪˈsiː.vɚ/

someone who deceives people

骗子

(Translation of “deceive” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)