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Overview of noun cheat

The noun cheat has 5 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. darnel, tare, bearded darnel, cheat, Lolium temulentum

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

2. chess, cheat, Bromus secalinus

(weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a weed especially in wheat)

3. deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

(someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

4. swindle, cheat, rig

(the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud")

5. cheat, cheating

(a deception for profit to yourself)


Overview of verb cheat

The verb cheat has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) cheat, rip off, chisel

(deprive somebody of something by deceit; "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")

2. (2) cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey

(defeat someone through trickery or deceit)

3. (1) cheat, chisel

(engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?")

4. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander

(be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?")

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