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Deceive

De`ceive´
v. t.1.To lead into error; to cause to believe what is false, or disbelieve what is true; to impose upon; to mislead; to cheat; to disappoint; to delude; to insnare.
[imp. & p. p. Deceived ; p. pr. & vb. n. Deceiving.]
Nimble jugglers that deceive the eye.
- Shak.
What can 'scape the eye
Of God all-seeing, or deceive his heart?
- Milton.
2.To beguile; to amuse, so as to divert the attention; to while away; to take away as if by deception.
3.To deprive by fraud or stealth; to defraud.
Verb1.deceive - be false to; be dishonest with
Synonyms: cozen, delude, lead on
2.deceive - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
Synonyms: lead astray, betray
Antonyms:
undeceive - free from deception or illusion

TO DECEIVE. To induce another either by words or actions, to take that for true which is not so. Wolff, Inst. Nat. Sec. 356.

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