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de•ceive



Pronunciation: (di-sēv'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/deceive.html on line 81 [key]
v., -ceived, -ceiv•ing.


v.t.
1. to mislead by a false appearance or statement; delude: They deceived the enemy by disguising the destroyer as a freighter.
2. to be unfaithful to (one's spouse or lover).
3. Archaic.to while away (time).

v.i.
to mislead or falsely persuade others; practice deceit: an engaging manner that easily deceives.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/deceive.html on line 143 deceive (Thesaurus)

 

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