deceive  

  • Pronunciation of deceive: D IH0 S IY1 V (dɪ'siv)

  • Number of syllables of deceive: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of deceive

  • Definition of deceive

    • (v): cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"  
    • (v): be false to; be dishonest with  
  • Examples of deceive

    • Why is he trying to wile or deceive them  
    • They want deceive the readers about the identity of this pretender.  
    • The missile has the features to deceive Anti Ballistic Missiles.  
    • He assumes the form of alias to deceive the ThunderCats on various occasions.  
    • The plot is meant to deceive the enemy.  
    • Never the less it can deceive the most careless.  
    • Simplifications often traduce the matter, and by turns, deceive the reader.  
    • A brazen contrivence intended to deceive the uninitiated.  
    • Fortunately the bias is easy to detect although it might deceive the unwary.  
    • The less you do the more you deceive the editor.  

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