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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cheat, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cheated; p. pr. & vb. n. Cheating.]
 1. To deceive and defraud; to impose upon; to trick; to swindle.
    I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of this island.   --Shak.
 2. To beguile.
    To cheat winter of its dreariness.   --W. Irving.
 Syn: -- To trick; cozen; gull; chouse; fool; outwit; circumvent; beguile; mislead; dupe; swindle; defraud; overreach; delude; hoodwink; deceive; bamboozle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not faithful to a spouse or lover; "adulterous husbands and
             wives"; "a two-timing boyfriend" [syn: adulterous, cheating(a),
      2: violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter";
         "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting
         serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior" [syn: cheating(a),
          dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike]
      n : a deception for profit to yourself [syn: cheat]