Synonyms for cheat

Synonyms for (noun) cheat

Synonyms: cheat, cheating

Definition: a deception for profit to yourself

Similar words: dissembling, dissimulation, deceit, deception

Definition: the act of deceiving


Synonyms: rig, swindle, cheat

Definition: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

Usage: that book is a fraud

Similar words: fraud

Definition: intentional deception resulting in injury to another person


Synonyms: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Similar words: wrongdoer, offender

Definition: a person who transgresses moral or civil law


Synonyms: Bromus secalinus, cheat, chess

Definition: weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat

Similar words: brome, bromegrass

Definition: any of various woodland and meadow grasses of the genus Bromus; native to temperate regions


Synonyms: Lolium temulentum, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, darnel

Definition: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous

Similar words: rye grass, ryegrass

Definition: any of several annual or perennial Eurasian grasses

Synonyms for (verb) cheat

Synonyms: shaft, screw, cheat, chicane, chouse, jockey

Definition: defeat someone through trickery or deceit

Similar words: trounce, crush, vanquish, shell, beat, beat out

Definition: come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

Usage: Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship; We beat the competition; Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game


Synonyms: rip off, cheat, chisel

Definition: deprive somebody of something by deceit

Usage: The con-man beat me out of $50; This salesman ripped us off!; we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme; They chiseled me out of my money

Similar words: victimise, victimize

Definition: make a victim of

Usage: I was victimized by this con-man


Synonyms: cheat, chisel

Definition: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

Usage: Who's chiseling on the side?

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Definition: be false to; be dishonest with


Synonyms: betray, cheat, cheat on, wander, cuckold

Definition: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Usage: She cheats on her husband; Might her husband be wandering?

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Definition: be false to; be dishonest with