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Synonyms for deceive

be deceived by something or someone


  • be taken in by
  • fall for
  • swallow
  • take the bait
  • be made a fool of by
  • be the dupe of
  • swallow hook, line, and sinker

Synonyms for deceive

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for deceive

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In addition, the Facebook application announced in November 2017 is a self-service tool buried in the Facebook Help Center that users must navigate to purposefully in order to learn that they were deceived.
To the minds of the Commission members the movements of Mr Niasse's body, in particular the arching of the back and the collapsing of both legs, were simply not consistent with the amount of force exerted upon him by Mr Dann and in exaggerating the effect of the contact made between himself and Mr Dann, Mr Niasse deceived the referee and this led to a penalty being awarded by the referee.
Twitter handle of the opposition political party posted pictures of the two plants to claim that the government led by Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif deceived the nation.
If they are unanimous in believing a player deceived a match official, the sanction will be a two-match ban.
People cannot be deceived any more on the name of Panama leaks and TOR," he said, adding the people of Pakistan loved democracy and the government of Nawaz Sharief.
He deplored that pro-India parties like National Conference and PDP always deceived the people in the name of votes and projected the participation in the voting process as victory of Indian democracy.
And then you have to decide if you want to be with someone who's not only deceived you, but deceived these other women who think he's genuinely looking for a date.
Summary: Suspect deceived number of men and women with the help of his mother
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- During an election rally in Zonguldak province on Monday, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kylycdaroy-lu accused the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) government of hiding behind claims that it had been deceived by the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), adding that "Turkey should not be ruled by a government that can be deceived by anyone.
CORRUPT Greek governments have deceived one and all Bringing about this tragic downfall Deceiving the euro and their own nation The government brought on this panic station The banks have no money and the public no pride The Greek revival will be a long hard ride Facing austerity for many more years Poor Greek folk tell you as they fight back the tears Pocket money for the kids does not now exist And is a long way down the survival list The Greek government have let the nation down They should be tarred and feathered and run out of town Sooner or later we hope all is resolved And with less austerity being involved.
PENSIONERS in the Midlands are being warned to be on their guard after an elderly man was deceived in an energy supply scam.
PENSIONERS in Warwickshire are being warned to be on their guard after an elderly man was deceived in an energy supply scam.
threw out the claim, ruling that the name has become generic, there was no fraud, saying that Amazon had not "made any false statement (express or implied) of fact that actually deceived or had the tendency to deceive a substantial part of the audience.
This is precisely the condition necessary for deception to occur--the 'trustor' must have a leap of faith, and stop worrying about deception by the 'trustee,' in order to be deceived by the trustee.
The detainees, involved in terrorist activities, had deceived residents of Watapur district by telling them their children would receive Islamic education in Pakistan, Ghulam Sadiq Siddiqui, the ministry spokesman, told a news conference in Kabul.