Translation of "deceive" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


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

The company deceived customers by selling old computers as new ones. 該公司用舊電腦冒充新機器欺騙顧客。
The sound of the door closing deceived me into thinking they had gone out. 關門聲讓我以為他們己經出門了。
→ Synonym trick verb
deceive yourself

to refuse to accept the truth

She thinks he'll come back, but she's deceiving herself. 她認為他會回來,實際上她是在自欺欺人。
deceiver noun [ C ] uk /dɪˈsiː.vər/ us /dɪˈsiː.vɚ/

someone who deceives people


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