cheat

  • 1 Cheat! — Country of origin United States No. of episodes 174 Production Running time 21 22 minutes Broadcast Original channel …

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  • 2 cheat — [tʆiːt] verb [intransitive, transitive] to deceive someone, break rules, or behave dishonestly, especially in order to make money for yourself: • Not all publishers want to cheat authors. • There are stiff penalties for stockbrokers who cheat… …

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  • 3 cheat — cheat·er; cheat·ery; cheat·ing·ly; cheat; es·cheat·able; es·cheat·or; re·cheat; es·cheat; cheat·ry; …

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  • 4 cheat — n fraud, fake, deceit, deception, *imposture, counterfeit, sham, humbug Analogous words: hoaxing or hoax, bamboozling or bamboozlement (see corresponding verbs at DUPE): *deception, trickery, chicanery, chicane: charlatan, quack, mountebank,… …

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  • 5 cheat´er — cheat «cheet», verb, noun. –v.i. to play or do business in a way that is not honest; practice deceit; act fraudulently: »He always cheats at cards if he can get away with it. –v.t. 1. to deceive or trick; swindle; defraud (of or out of): »The… …

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  • 6 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 swindle. [1913 Webster] I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath… …

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  • 7 cheat — [n1] person who fools others bluff, charlatan, chiseler, con artist, confidence operator, conniver, cozener, crook, deceiver, decoy, defrauder, dodger, double crosser*, doubledealer*, enticer, fake, hypocrite, impostor, inveigler, jockey,… …

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  • 8 cheat — [chēt] n. [ME chete < eschete: see ESCHEAT] 1. the act of deceiving or swindling; deception; fraud 2. a person who defrauds, deceives, or tricks others; swindler 3. CHESS2 vt. 1. to deal with dishonestly for one s own gain; defraud; sw …

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  • 9 Cheat — Cheat, n. [rob. an abbrevation of escheat, lands or tenements that fall to a lord or to the state by forfeiture, or by the death of the tenant without heirs; the meaning being explained by the frauds, real or supposed, that were resorted to in… …

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  • 10 Cheat — Cheat, v. i. To practice fraud or trickery; as, to cheat at cards. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Cheat — Cheat, n. [Perh. from OF. chet[ e] goods, chattels.] Wheat, or bread made from wheat. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] Their purest cheat, Thrice bolted, kneaded, and subdued in paste. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Cheat —   [dt. »Schummeln«, »Schummler«], Mogelhilfe in einem Computerspiel, gewöhnlich eine Tastenkombination. Damit kann ein Spieler z. B. seine Ressourcen (z. B. Leben, Stärke, Ausstattung) erhöhen oder bestimmte Situationen umgehen. Solche Cheats… …

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  • 13 cheat — I verb act dishonestly, be cunning, be dishonest, befool, beguile, betray, break faith, commit breach of trust, cozen, deceive, defalcate, defraud, deprive of dishonestly, dissemble, dupe, embezzle, fraudare, ignore ethics, inveigle, lack honesty …

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  • 14 cheat on — (someone) to have a sexual relationship with a person while you are married to someone else or are having a relationship with someone else. It s hard to believe that he cheated on you …

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  • 15 cheat — ► VERB 1) act dishonestly or unfairly in order to gain an advantage. 2) deprive of something by deceitful or unfair means. 3) avoid (something undesirable) by luck or skill: she cheated death in a spectacular crash. ► NOUN 1) a person who cheats …

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  • 16 Cheat — Cheatmodul „Gameshark“ für Nintendos N64 Als Cheat (englisch für Betrug, Schwindel) wird die Möglichkeit bezeichnet, in einem Computerspiel selbst oder durch externe Programme das Spiel in einer nicht dem gewöhnlichen Spielverlauf entsprechenden… …

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  • 17 cheat — I n. 1) a downright; notorious cheat 2) a tax cheat II v. 1) (D; intr., tr.) to cheat at (to cheat at cards) 2) (D; intr.) to cheat on ( to deceive ) (to cheat on one s wife) 3) (D; tr.) to cheat out of (he cheated us out of our money) 4) (misc.) …

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  • 18 cheat — cheat1 [tʃi:t] v [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: cheat legal removal of someone s property (14 17 centuries), from escheat] 1.) [I and T] to behave in a dishonest way in order to win or to get an advantage, especially in a competition, game, or… …

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  • 19 cheat — cheat1 [ tʃit ] verb * 1. ) intransitive to behave dishonestly or not obey rules, for example in order to win a game or do well in an examination: Kids have always found ways of cheating on tests. You can t do that it s cheating. a ) to do… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 cheat — I UK [tʃiːt] / US [tʃɪt] verb Word forms cheat : present tense I/you/we/they cheat he/she/it cheats present participle cheating past tense cheated past participle cheated * 1) a) [intransitive] to behave dishonestly, or to not obey rules, for… …

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