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

The meaning of "Deceive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does deceiving mean?
A: It means to trick someone or lie to them.
"I thought I could depend on her, but she was deceiving me."
"He said I won a million dollars, but he was deceiving me."
Q: What does deceive mean?
A:
'To deceive' 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* deceive someone, or your lie deceived someone.
You don't necessarily have to lie to deceive 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 deceived 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 deceived us more than once" mean?
A: They deceived us repeatedly.
Q: What does deceive mean?
A: To trick someone: She deceived the little boy
Q: What does deceive mean?
A: trick, fool.

Example sentences using "Deceive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with to deceive.
A: You set out to deceive me.
It was not my intention to deceive you.
I know, everyone tries to deceive me.
Your eyes don't deceive you.
I was deceived by my closest friend.
The new look of this product deceived me.
If my eyes don't deceive me, she is still hanging out with this guy.
She was upset when she learned that her friend had deceived her.
Inmates will always try to cheat, manipulate or deceive you.
She will deceive and destroy you at the speed of thought.
Do not seek to deceive me.
True, soft words often deceive.
Don't you let him deceive you, girl.
I didn't mean to deceive you like this.
Q: Please show me example sentences with deceive.
A: He is not easily deceived.
How will you deceive her?
Deceiving others is a bad thing to do!
Q: Please show me example sentences with to deceive.
A: "Looks can be deceiving. Some people that look weak know how to fight!"



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

Synonyms of "Deceive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between deceive 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 deceive 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 deceive 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 deceived his neighbor!"
Trick: A scheme intended to deceive 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 deceived me and you almost had me fooled ?
A: To deceive 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 deceive and lie ?
A: @corho: They are interchangeable in the context you seem to be using. Although, deceive 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 deceived you, and now you have the wrong impression of me.

In this sentence, ^^ deceived 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 deceive 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 deceiving them)

Deceive = to mislead in any way (including cheating; cheating is sort of a subset of deceiving)

Translations of "Deceive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? deceived
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Other questions about "Deceive"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce You deceived me ! .
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce deceive.
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Q: deceive 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
Q: Please show me how to pronounce deceiving.
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