Adverbs for Deceive
deliberately; grossly; palpably; bitterly; eternally; prodigiously; blackly; mightily; heartlessly; systematically; basely; purposely; vilely; villainously; treacherously.
Synonyms for Deceive
Antonyms for Deceive
cheat, cheat on, circumvent, con, conjure, cozen, debauch, defile, deflower, defraud, delude, despoil, diddle, do, dodge, double-cross, draw the longbow, dupe, elude, equivocate, evade, exaggerate, falsify, fib, finesse, foil, fool, force, forestall, four-flush, frustrate, gammon, get around, get round, give the runaround, give the slip, go one better, gull, hoax, hocus-pocus, hoodwink, hornswaggle, humbug, impose on, impose upon, inveigle, juggle, lead astray, lead on, let down, lie, lie flatly, mislead, mock, outfigure, outflank, outgeneral, outguess, outmaneuver, outplay, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, pass the buck, pigeon, play one false, prevaricate, put, put something over, rape, ravage, ravish, ruin, seduce, sell out, shift, shift about, snow, soil, speak falsely, spoof, stonewall, story, stretch the truth, string along, suck in, sully, swindle, take, take in, tell a lie, throw off, trick, twist and turn, two-time, victimize, violate, abuse, bamboozle, be untruthful, befool, beguile, betray, bitch, bluff, bunk, cajole,
Middle English deceyven < From Old French deceivre (Modern French décevoir) < Latin decipere (“to deceive, beguile, entrap”) < de- (“from”) + capere (“to seize”); see captive. Compare conceive, perceive, receive.
- IPA: /dɪˈsiːv/
- Rhymes: -iːv