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cheat

 (chēt)
v. cheat·ed, cheat·ing, cheats
v.tr.
1. To deceive by trickery; swindle: cheated customers by overcharging them for purchases.
2. To deprive by trickery; defraud: cheated them of their land.
3. To mislead; fool: illusions that cheat the eye.
4. To elude; escape: cheat death.
v.intr.
1. To act dishonestly; practice fraud.
2. To violate rules deliberately, as in a game: was accused of cheating at cards.
3. Informal To be sexually unfaithful: cheat on a spouse.
4. Sports To position oneself closer to a certain area than is normal or expected: The shortstop cheated toward second base.
n.
1. An act of cheating; a fraud or swindle.
2. One who cheats; a swindler.
3. A technique that exploits a flaw or hidden feature in a video game or computer program.
4. Law Fraudulent acquisition of another's property.
5. Botany Any of several species of brome, especially Bromus secalinus, an annual European grass widespread as a weed.

[Middle English cheten, to confiscate, short for acheten, variant of escheten, from eschete, escheat; see escheat.]

cheat′er n.

cheating

(ˈtʃiːtɪŋ)
n
1. an instance of rule-breaking
2. chiefly US infidelity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cheating - a deception for profit to yourselfcheating - a deception for profit to yourself  
dissimulation, deception, dissembling, deceit - the act of deceiving
gerrymander - an act of gerrymandering (dividing a voting area so as to give your own party an unfair advantage)
Adj.1.cheating - not faithful to a spouse or lovercheating - not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend"
unfaithful - having sexual relations with someone other than your husband or wife, or your boyfriend or girlfriend; "her husband was unfaithful"
2.cheating - violating accepted standards or rulescheating - violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
unfair, unjust - not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
Translations

cheating

[ˈtʃiːtɪŋ] Ntrampa f; (at cards) → trampas fpl, fullerías fpl
that's cheatingeso es trampa
no cheating!¡sin hacer trampas!

cheating

[ˈtʃiːtɪŋ] ntricherie f

cheating

nBetrügen nt, → Betrug m; (in exam, game etc) → Mogeln m (inf), → Schummeln nt (Sch inf); (in card games also) → Falschspielen nt, → Mogeln nt (inf)

cheating

[ˈtʃiːtɪŋ] ntruffe fpl, imbrogli mpl
References in classic literature ?
Borckman drunkenly recognized the cheating without crediting the heart of good behind it.
There was the Vicar of Whitestone, a parish a little way from Blackstable: he was a bachelor and to give himself something to do had lately taken up farming: the local paper constantly reported the cases he had in the county court against this one and that, labourers he would not pay their wages to or tradesmen whom he accused of cheating him; scandal said he starved his cows, and there was much talk about some general action which should be taken against him.
There is a great quantity of eating and drinking, making love and jilting, laughing and the contrary, smoking, cheating, fighting, dancing and fiddling; there are bullies pushing about, bucks ogling the women, knaves picking pockets, policemen on the look-out, quacks (OTHER quacks, plague take them
the Hypocrites, whose principal industries are murder and cheating,
Traditionally, cases of cancellations due to cheating are announced simultaneously with the results.
Combine that with the intense pressure to succeed and the lack of an honor system at most public schools, and you've got an environment that allows for easy cheating.
Finding Overwatch cheating software is not very easy, because developers, including Blizzard, are very good at getting rid of cheaters in all their games.
org/2017/05/psychological-distress-cheated-can-harm-physical-health-49058) PsyPost  "We also found that people who blamed themselves for their partner cheating, such as feeling like it was their fault or they could have stopped it, were more likely to engage in risky behaviors.
The survey, based on 30, 267 subscribers across the globe, showed that 46 percent are guilty of Netflix cheating.
We have even brought criminal charges for the act of cheating in our computer online gunfight game.
With a rise in streaming services, the phenomenon of cheating while binge watching is becoming more common by the day.