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deceive meaning

EN[dɪˈsiːv] [-iːv]

    Definition of deceive in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGdeceivesPRdeceivingPT, PPdeceivedPREdé-SUF-ive
    1. To trick or mislead.
      1. Hungry for fame and the approval of rare-animal collector Queen Victoria (Imelda Staunton), Darwin deceives the Captain and his crew into believing they can get enough booty to win the pirate competition by entering Polly in a science fair. So the pirates journey to London in cheerful, blinkered defiance of the Queen, a hotheaded schemer whose royal crest reads simply “I hate pirates.”
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
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    1. en deceived
    2. en deceiver
    3. en deceives
    4. en deceivers
    5. en deceivest
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    Grammatically, this word "deceive" is a verb.
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