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fraud

noun

1 fraud

Intentional deception resulting in injury to another person.

Roget 791: stealing etc. v.; theft, thievery, latrociny, direption; abstraction, appropriation; plagiary, plagiarism; autoplagiarism; latrocinium.    spoliation, ... show more

Roget 940: improbity; dishonesty, dishonor; deviation from rectitude; disgrace etc. (disrepute) 874; fraud etc. (deception) 545; lying etc. ... show more

Dutch: bedriegerij, beduvelarij, flessentrekkerij, kloterij, oplichterij, verlakkerij, verneukerij
Polish: falsyfikacja, faƂszerstwo



2 fraud

A person who makes deceitful pretenses.

synonyms: fake, faker, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer.

Roget 548: deceiver etc. (deceive) etc. 545; dissembler, hypocrite; sophist, Pharisee, Jesuit, Mawworm, Pecksniff, Joseph Surface, Tartufe, ... show more

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Roget 544: falsehood, falseness; falsity, falsification; deception etc. 545; untruth etc. 546; guile; lying etc. ... show more

Dutch: bedrieger, fraudeur, snoever, vervalser
Polish: impostor

3 fraud

Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

synonyms: dupery, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on.

Dutch: fraude, geknoei, gerommel, gesjoemel, hoax, knoeierij, oplichterij


Moby thesaurus: abstraction, acting, actor, affectation, affecter, annexation, appearance, appropriation, artfulness, artifice, attitudinizing, ballot-box stuffing, bamboozlement, barracuda, bilk, bilker, blagueur, bluff, bluffer, bluffing ... show more.

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