1. сущ.
1) мошенничество;
жульничество, надувательство Syn : swindle, fraud, deception
2) жулик, мошенник, обманщик, плут Syn : fraud, deceiver, pretender
3) получение от кого-л. имущества вследствие намеренного извращения правды
2. гл.
1) выманивать обманом или мошенничеством (тж. cheat into;
cheat out of) The clever salesman cheated the old lady into giving him all her money. ≈ Хитрый продавец вытянул из старухи все ее деньги. Syn : beguile out of, con into, con out of, defraud, , do out of, shaft
3) , trick out of
2) неперех. а) мошенничать, ловчить;
надувать Syn : beguile into, chisel out, cozen, deceive, delude, diddle;
swindle, trick into б) (at) вести нечестную игру (в картах;
на экзаменах и т.п.) Jim said that his brother had cheated at cards.Джим сказал, что его брат карточный шулер.
3) избегать, ускользать (расстроив чьи-л. планы) to cheat deathускользнуть из лап смерти Syn : elude, avoid
4) (on) изменять;
нарушать верность (супругу) Have you been cheating on me while I've been away? ≈ Ты мне изменяла, пока я был в отъезде? мошенничество, жульничество;
обман мошенник;
жулик, плут, обманщик;
самозванец мошенничать, обманывать - to * at examinations пользоваться шпаргалками, подсказками на экзаменах - to * smb. out of his money обманом выманить деньги у кого-л - to * at cards жульничать в карты;
быть шулером изменять (супругу) обманывать - to * the eye обмануть зрение - to * death чудом избежать смерти - to * time коротать время - to * the journey убивать дорожную скуку (ботаника) костер ржаной (Bromus secalinus)

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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