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deceived, past participle; deceives, 3rd person singular present; deceiving, present participle; deceived, past tense;
  1. (of a person) Cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage
    • - I didn't intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne
  2. (of a thing) Give a mistaken impression
    • - the area may seem to offer nothing of interest, but don't be deceived
    • - everything about him was intended to deceive
  3. Fail to admit to oneself that something is true
    • - enabling the rulers to deceive themselves about the nature of their own rule
  4. Be sexually unfaithful to (one's regular partner)

  1. be false to; be dishonest with
  2. cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
  3. (deception) misrepresentation: a misleading falsehood
  4. (deception) the act of deceiving
  5. (deception) magic trick: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
  6. Deceived is a 1991 American thriller film starring Goldie Hawn and John Heard.
  7. (Deceiving) Deception, beguilement, deceit, bluff, mystification, and subterfuge are acts to propagate beliefs that are not true, or not the whole truth (as in half-truths or omission). Deception can involve dissimulation, propaganda, sleight of hand. ...
  8. (Deception (1946 film)) Deception (1946) is a film noir released by Warner Brothers, and directed by Irving Rapper. The film is based on the play Monsieur Lamberthier by Louis Verneuil. The screenplay was written by John Collier and Joseph Than.
  9. (Deception (1975 film)) End of the Game (German: Der Richter und sein Henker) is a 1975 German thriller film directed by Maximilian Schell and starring Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt and Robert Shaw. ...
  10. (Deception (1993 film)) Ruby Cairo is a 1993 film directed by Graeme Clifford. The soundtrack features music by John Barry and the song You Belong to Me performed by Patsy Cline.
  11. (Deception (2000 film)) Reindeer Games (also known as DeceptionPaul Clinton (February 24, 2000). . CNN. Accessed 2008-07-24.) is a 2000 movie, directed by John Frankenheimer and starring Ben Affleck, Gary Sinise, and Charlize Theron. ...
  12. (Deception (2008 film)) Deception is a 2008 drama/romance/thriller film, directed by Marcel Langenegger and written by Mark Bomback. It stars Ewan McGregor, Hugh Jackman, and Michelle Williams. The film was released on April 25, 2008 in the United States.
  13. To trick or mislead
  14. (deception) An instance of actions and/or schemes fabricated to mislead and/or delude someone into errantly believing a lie or inaccuracy
  15. (deception) Those measures designed to mislead the enemy/adversary by manipulation, distortion, or falsification of evidence in order to induce a reaction from that adversary which is prejudicial to the adversary's interests (DOD JP 1997a).
  16. (Deception) avoidance of an attempt to engage the blades; see disengage, coupe'
  17. (Deception) Providing the participant with misinformation or withholding explicit information about the research that might influence the participant's response. The IRB requires debriefing whenever deception is involved.
  18. (Deception) is the use of fraud, subterfuge, or false or misleading information in order to conceal the truth or to gain an advantage.  See also: Pretexting, Social engineering.
  19. (deception) The use of experimental procedures that intentionally mislead subjects.
  20. (Deception (Camouflage)) Attempting to confuse, disguise or conceal sign by walking backward, brushing out, or other means. To deceive or confuse direction of travel, number of persons, or presence of sign.
  21. (Deception) Engaging in false and dishonest actions or statements in order to misrepresent the truth. Also used to conceal the truth from the public to protect ones Rear End when involved in a scandal.
  22. (Deception) Recruiting and fundraising with hidden objectives and without full disclosure of the use of mind controlling techniques; use of front groups.
  23. (Deception) The code name for Iwo Jima Operation.
  24. (Deception) The use of lies and tricks that often preys and exploits vulnerable human emotions, to mislead someone to doing or believing something false.
  25. (Deception) This program is not meant to deceive anyone and is believed to be the fairest way possible for everyone to gain truly free access to the internet at this current date in time! ...