Cheat and Mislead


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Cheat verb – To use dishonest methods to achieve a goal.
Mislead is a synonym for cheat in trick topic. In some cases you can use "Mislead" instead a verb "Cheat", when it comes to topics like deceive, defraud.
Nearby Words: cheating, cheated, cheater
Synonyms for Cheat


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Mislead verb – To cause to believe what is untrue.
Usage example: the coral snake's attractive colors can mislead you into thinking that it is harmless

Cheat is a synonym for mislead in activity topic. You can use "Cheat" instead the word "Mislead" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as trick, information, deceive.
Nearby Word: misleading
Synonyms for Mislead

Common collocations

people cheat people mislead people
someone cheat someone mislead someone
way cheat way mislead way
viewers cheat viewers mislead viewers
Other nouns: opponents.
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