deceive

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /dɪˈsi:v/

Verb[change]

Plain form
deceive

Third-person singular
deceives

Past tense
deceived

Past participle
deceived

Present participle
deceiving

  1. When you deceive someone, you make someone believe something that is not true; you mislead them.
    John was angry that Jane had deceived him.

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