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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Cheat \Cheat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cheated; p. pr. & vb. n.
Cheating.] [See Cheat, n., Escheat.]
1. To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to
I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his
cunning hath cheated me of this island. --Shak.
2. To beguile. --Sir W. Scott.
To cheat winter of its dreariness. --W. Irving.
Syn: To trick; cozen; gull; chouse; fool; outwit; circumvent;
beguile; mislead; dupe; swindle; defraud; overreach;
delude; hoodwink; deceive; bamboozle.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands
and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend" [syn: adulterous,
2: violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter";
"used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve";
"fined for unsportsmanlike behavior" [syn: cheating(a),
dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike]
n 1: a deception for profit to yourself [syn: cheat,
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