Meaning of “delude” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /dɪˈluːd/

to make someone believe something that is not real or true:

[ often reflexive, + into + doing sth ] She deluded herself into thinking she could win.
deluded adjective

believing things that are not real or true

(Definition of “delude” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)