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Definition of Cheat


  1. An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
  2. One who cheats or deceives; an impostor; a deceiver; a cheater.
  3. A troublesome grass, growing as a weed in grain fields; -- called also chess. See Chess.
  4. The obtaining of property from another by an intentional active distortion of the truth.
  5. To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle.
  6. To beguile.
  7. To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards.
  8. Wheat, or bread made from wheat.

Cheat Quotations

People have a moral standard about what they will do and will not do. At the end of the day someone who cheats has a lower moral standard than someone who does not. And they will cheat in other areas of life as well.
Carl Lewis

We are more likely to cheat if we see others doing so. We tend to conform to accepted norms of reasonable behaviour, rather than adhere to strict rules.
Evan Davis

You have undertaken to cheat me. I won't sue you, for the law is too slow. I'll ruin you.
Cornelius Vanderbilt

Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.
Jackie Mason

The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat oneself.
Gamaliel Bailey
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Cheat Translations

cheat in Afrikaans is ploert
cheat in Danish is bedrage
cheat in Dutch is schurkachtig handelen
cheat in French is frauder
cheat in Italian is barare, imbrogliare, abbindolare
cheat in Latin is circumvenio, deludo
cheat in Norwegian is jukse
cheat in Portuguese is fraude
cheat in Spanish is timo, embaucar, timar
cheat in Swedish is fuska, bedra, narras
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