Deception


Deception
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Deception->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ deception
deception
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ falseness
falseness
&c. 544
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ untruth
untruth
&c. 546
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ imposition
imposition
imposture
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fraud
fraud
deceit
guile
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fraudulence
fraudulence
fraudulency
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ covin
covin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ knavery
knavery
&c.(cunning) 702
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ misrepresentation
misrepresentation
&c.(falsehood) 544
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ bluff
bluff
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ straw-bail
straw-bail
straw bid
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ spoof
spoof
???>*
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ delusion
delusion
gullery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ juggling
juggling
jugglery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ slight of hand
slight of hand
legerdemain
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prestigiation|
prestigiation|
prestidigitation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ magic
magic
&c. 992
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ conjuring
conjuring
conjuration
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hocus-pocus
hocus-pocus
escamoterie
jockeyship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ trickery
trickery
coggery|
chicanery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ supercherie
supercherie
cozenage
circumvention
ingannation|
collusion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ treachery
treachery
&c. 940
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ practical joke
practical joke
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ trick
trick
cheat
wile
blind
feint
plant
bubble
fetch
catch
chicane
juggle
reach
hocus
bite
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ thimblerig
thimblerig
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ card sharping
card sharping
artful dodge
swindle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tricks upon travelers
tricks upon travelers
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ stratagem
stratagem
&c.(artifice) 702
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ confidence trick
confidence trick
fake
hoax
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ theft
theft
&c. 791
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ballot-box stuffing
ballot-box stuffing
=>(U.S.)
barney
???>*
brace
???>*
game
bunko game
drop
???>*
game
gum
???>*
game
=>(U.S.)
panel game
shell game
skin
???>*
game
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ snare
snare
trap
pitfall
decoy
gin
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ springe
springe
springle|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ noose
noose
hoot
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ bait
bait
decoy-duck
tub to the whale
baited trap
guet-a-pens
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ cobweb
cobweb
net
meshes
toils
mouse trap
birdlime
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dionaea
dionaea
Venus's flytrap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ ambush
ambush
&c. 530
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ trapdoor
trapdoor
sliding panel
false bottom
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ spring-net
spring-net
spring net
spring gun
mask
masked battery
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ mine
mine
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ flytrap
flytrap
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ green goods
green goods
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ panel house
panel house
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ Cornish hug
Cornish hug
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ wolf in sheep's clothing
wolf in sheep's clothing
&c.(deceiver) 548
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ disguise
disguise
disguisement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ false colors
false colors
masquerade
mummery
borrowed plumes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ pattes de velours
pattes de velours
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ mockery
mockery
&c.(imitation) 19
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ copy
copy
&c. 21
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ counterfeit
counterfeit
sham
make-believe
forgery
fraud
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ lie
lie
&c. 546
=>a delusion a mockery and a snare
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ a delusion a mockery and a snare
a delusion a mockery and a snare
=>(Denman)
hollow mockery
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ whited sepulcher
whited sepulcher
painted sepulcher
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ tinsel
tinsel
paste
false jewelry
scagliola
ormolu
German silver
albata
paktong
white metal
Britannia metal
paint
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ jerry building
jerry building
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ man of straw
man of straw
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ illusion
illusion
&c.(error) 495
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ ignis fatuus
ignis fatuus
&c. 423
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ mirage
mirage
&c. 443
PARAG:Deception->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ deceive
deceive
take in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ defraud
defraud
cheat
jockey
do
cozen
diddle
nab
chouse
play one false
bilk
cully
jilt
bite
pluck
swindle
victimize
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ abuse
abuse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ mystify
mystify
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ blind one's eyes
blind one's eyes
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ blindfold
blindfold
hoodwink
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ throw dust into the eyes
throw dust into the eyes
=>keep the word of promise to the ear and break it to the hope
=>(Macbeth)
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ impose upon
impose upon
practice upon
play upon
put upon
palm upon
foist upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ snatch a verdict
snatch a verdict
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bluff off
bluff off
bluff
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bunko
bunko
four flush
???>*
gum
???>*
=>(U.S.)
spoof
???>*
stuff
=>(a ballot box)
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ circumvent
circumvent
overreach
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ outreach
outreach
out wit
out maneuver
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ steal a march upon
steal a march upon
give the go-by
to leave in the lurch set a trap
lay a trap
lay a snare for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bait the hook
bait the hook
forelay
spread the toils
lime
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ decoy
decoy
waylay
lure
beguile
delude
inveigle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ trapan
trapan
trepan
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ kidnap
kidnap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ let in
let in
hook in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ trick
trick
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ entrap
entrap
intrap
ensnare
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ nick
nick
springe
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ nousle
nousle
nousel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ blind a trail
blind a trail
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ immesh
immesh
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ shanghai
shanghai
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ catch
catch
catch in a trap
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ sniggle
sniggle
entangle
illaqueate
hocus
escamoter
practice on one's credulity
dupe
gull
hoax
fool
befool
bamboozle
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ hum
hum
humbug
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ gammon
gammon
stuff up
???>*
sell
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ play a trick upon one
play a trick upon one
play a practical joke upon one
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ balk
balk
trip up
throw a tub to a whale
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fool to the top of one's bent
fool to the top of one's bent
send on a fool's errand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make game
make game
make a fool of
make an April fool of
make an ass of
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ trifle with
trifle with
cajole
flatter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ come over
come over
&c.(influence) 615
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ gild the pill
gild the pill
make things pleasant
divert
put a good face upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dissemble
dissemble
&c. 544
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ cog
cog
cog the dice
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ live by one's wits
live by one's wits
play at hide and seek
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ obtain money under false pretenses
obtain money under false pretenses
&c.(steal) 791
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ conjure
conjure
juggle
practice chicanery
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ deacon
deacon
=>(U.S.)
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ play off
play off
palm off
foist off
fob-off
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ lie
lie
&c. 544
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ misinform
misinform
&c. 538
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ mislead
mislead
&c.(error) 495
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ betray
betray
&c. 940
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ be deceived
be deceived
&c. 547
PARAG:Deception->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deceived
deceived
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deceiving
deceiving
&c.???
cunning
&c. 702
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ prestigious|
prestigious|
prestigiatory|
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deceptive
deceptive
deceptious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ deceitful
deceitful
covinous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ delusive
delusive
delusory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ illusive
illusive
illusory
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ elusive
elusive
insidious
ad captandum vulgus
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ untrue
untrue
&c. 546
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ mock
mock
sham
make-believe
counterfeit
snide
???>*
pseudo
spurious
so-called
pretended
feigned
trumped up
bogus
scamped
fraudulent
tricky
factitious
artificial
bastard
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ surreptitious
surreptitious
illegitimate
contraband
adulterated
sophisticated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ unsound
unsound
rotten at the core
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ colorable
colorable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ disguised
disguised
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ meretricious
meretricious
tinsel
pinchbeck
plated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ catchpenny
catchpenny
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Brummagem
Brummagem
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ simulated
simulated
&c. 544
PARAG:Deception->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ under false colors
under false colors
under the garb of
under cover of
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over the left
over the left

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • deception — 1 Deception, fraud, double dealing, trickery, chicane, chicanery mean the act or practice of, or the means used by, one who deliberately deceives in order to accomplish his ends. Deception may or may not imply blameworthiness, for it may be used… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Deception — De*cep tion, n. [F. d[ e]ception, L. deceptio, fr. decipere, deceptum. See {Deceive}.] 1. The act of deceiving or misleading. South. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being deceived or misled. [1913 Webster] There is one thing relating either to the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deception — de·cep·tion /di sep shən/ n 1: an act of deceiving 2: something that deceives: deceit Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Deception — Déception Pour les articles homonymes, voir Déception (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Deception — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Deception Título La lista El engaño Engaño Ficha técnica Dirección Marcel Langenegger Producción Robbie Brenner David L. Bushell Christopher Eberts Hugh Jackman …   Wikipedia Español

  • deception — de‧cep‧tion [dɪˈsepʆn] noun [countable, uncountable] another word for deceit: • He pleaded guilty to charges of forgery and deception. * * * deception UK US /dɪˈsepʃən/ noun [C or U] ► dishonest or illegal methods that are used to get something …   Financial and business terms

  • deception — [dē sep′shən, disep′shən] n. [ME decepcioun < OFr deception < L deceptio < pp. of decipere: see DECEIVE] 1. the act or practice of deceiving 2. the fact or condition of being deceived 3. something that deceives, as an illusion, or is… …   English World dictionary

  • déception — DÉCEPTION. s. fém. Tromperie, séduction. Cela s est fait sans fraude ni déception. Il n est guère d usage qu au Palais …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • deception — early 15c., from M.Fr. déception (13c., decepcion) or directly from L.L. deceptionem (nom. deceptio) a deceiving, from L. decept , pp. stem of decipere (see DECEIVE (Cf. deceive)) …   Etymology dictionary


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