Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Deceive"

The meaning of "Deceive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceiving</span> mean?
A: It means to trick someone or lie to them.
"I thought I could depend on her, but she was <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceiving</span> me."
"He said I won a million dollars, but he was <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceiving</span> me."
Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> mean?
A:
'To <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>' means to do/say something that misleads someone, causing them to think or believe something that it not true, to trick them.

It's similar to lying but...you lie *in order to* <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> someone, or your lie <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d someone.
You don't necessarily have to lie to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> someone. You could simply not tell the truth.
For example, we're eating dinner and I leave the room to go to the toilet.
You're very hungry but you really don't like what's for dinner so you give what's left on your plate to the family dog.
When I come back, I might say 'Wow, you must've been hungry!'.
You reply with, 'Yeah, I was starving!'
You didn't say that you gave the rest of the food to the dog BUT you technically told the truth because you were indeed very hungry.
You didn't lie and say you enjoyed the food, however, you <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d me because I now think that you enjoyed the food since you ate it all, even though that's not what happened.

J'espère que ça t'aide!
Q: What does "They've <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span> us more than once" mean?
A: They <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span> us repeatedly.
Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> mean?
A: To trick someone: She <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span> the little boy
Q: What does <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> mean?
A: trick, fool.

Example sentences using "Deceive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with Stare at / <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>.
A: Stare at:
She stares at the clock for a long time. The cat stares at the meatball.
Deceive:
By telling her to meet him at the park and not showing up, he had <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span> her.
If you give him the wrong directions you'll be deceiving him.
Q: Please show me example sentences with <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>.
A: He is not easily <span class="dictionary_keyword"><span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d</span>.
How will you <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> her?
Deceiving others is a bad thing to do!
Q: Please show me example sentences with to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>.
A: "Looks can be deceiving. Some people that look weak know how to fight!"



Q: Please show me example sentences with <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>.
A: You cannot <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> me. I'm not that dumb. / I do not like to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> my friends. / Are you trying to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> me?

Synonyms of "Deceive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> and cheat ?
A: Deceive is basically the action of making someone believe something that is not true (typically to gain advantage of that person), while cheat is to do something that is not fair to gain an advantage. The main difference is the way the person is getting advantage. As I said, to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> is to make someone believe something not true/false while cheating is to do something unfair. Both are to get advantages. I hope this makes sense.
Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> and trick and con ?
A: Deceive: Cause someone to believe something that is not true. Typically in order to gain personal advantage.
Synomyms: Fool Tricks
"He <span class="dictionary_keyword"><span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d</span> his neighbor!"
Trick: A scheme intended to <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> or outwit someone
Synomyms: Scheme
Note: Can also mean different things depending on how you're using it
"He tricked her!"
Con: persuade (someone) to do or believe something
Synomyms: Scheme, Trick, Deception.
"He conned his friends"

Q: What is the difference between you almost <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span> me and you almost had me fooled ?
A: To <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> means the person was intentionally trying to trick you.
To fool means the person was jokingly trying to trick you.
In both sentences that person failed to do either haha.
Hope this helps👍🏼. If you need me to explain more, feel welcome to ask🙂.
Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> and lie ?
A: @corho: They are interchangeable in the context you seem to be using. Although, <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> could also be similar to the word "mislead". Mislead means to give someone the wrong impression (thought) about something. So you don't have to be aware that you mislead someone.

Ex. I lied to my mom so that I could go to the party.

In that sentence, ^^ it was since the person knew that they said something that was not right.

Ex. I seem to have <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d you, and now you have the wrong impression of me.

In this sentence, ^^ <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span>d means they accidentally gave someome wrong thoughts.

I hope this was clear enough. The words are quite similar, especially in the context you're using.
Q: What is the difference between <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> and cheat ?
A: Cheat = to ignore the rules and defy them; to cheat someone = to make someone think they're getting one result when you're giving them another (you are <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceiving</span> them)

Deceive = to mislead in any way (including cheating; cheating is sort of a subset of <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceiving</span>)

Translations of "Deceive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceived</span>
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Q: <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> her into believing he is rich does this sound natural?
A: you could say "Fool her into believing that he is rich" to sound more natural
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Q: Maybe you <span class="dictionary_keyword">deceive</span> me but I trust you. does this sound natural?
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