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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 ?
He bobbed his tail good-naturedly and friendly, and growled ferociously and friendly; but the keenness of the drunkenness of the mate discerned the difference and aroused in him, vaguely, the intuition of difference, of play-acting, of cheating. Jerry was cheating--out of his heart of consideration.
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!) bawling in front of their booths, and yokels looking up at the tinselled dancers and poor old rouged tumblers, while the light-fingered folk are operating upon their pockets behind.
It is largely inhabited by Christians, a powerful subtribe of the Hypocrites, whose principal industries are murder and cheating, which they are pleased to call "war" and "commerce." These, also, are the principal industries of the Orient.
Reasons not to cheat, academic-integrity responsibility, and frequency of cheating. The Journal of Experimental Education, 79(2), 169-184.
If enforcement is sufficiently costly and imperfect, cheating will play a role.
But, in some institutions cheating is not allowed and their students get less marks.
Kenya has been ranked third most cheating nation in athletics with 41 athletes banned for doping or found to have been involved in doping-related cases.
Summary: New Delhi (India), Jun 1 (ANI): Delhi Police on Friday arrested a notorious cheat from East Delhi's Laxmi Nagar for allegedly posing as a government employee and cheating people.
The 13 per cent who admitted cheating said they "sneaked off" from their other half, leaving them at the hotel or disappearing from nightclubs with strangers.
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I am very concerned about cheating and how many students are cheating on tests, copying other students' homework, and stealing answers to tests.