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Meaning of "deceive" in Essential American English Dictionary

deceive

verb   /dɪˈsiv/ ( present participle deceiving, past tense and past participle deceived)
to make someone believe something that is not true: The company deceived customers by selling old computers as new ones.
Translations of “deceive”
in Arabic يَخْدَع…
in Korean 속이다…
in Malaysian tipu…
in French tromper…
in Turkish aldatmak, düzen kurmak, hile yapmak…
in Italian ingannare, illudere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欺騙,矇騙, 隱瞞…
in Russian обманывать…
in Polish oszukiwać…
in Vietnamese đánh lừa…
in Spanish engañar, defraudar, mentir…
in Portuguese enganar, iludir…
in Thai หลอกลวง…
in German täuschen…
in Catalan enganyar…
in Japanese (人)をだます…
in Indonesian mengecoh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 欺骗,蒙骗, 隐瞒…
(Definition of deceive from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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