Definitions of cheat:
  • noun:   a deception for profit to yourself
  • noun:   the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
  • noun:   someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
  • noun:   weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat
  • noun:   weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
  • verb:   deprive somebody of something by deceit
    Example: "We were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"
  • verb:   engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud
  • verb:   defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
  • verb:   be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
    Example: "She cheats on her husband"

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