Fraudulent vs Cheat - What's the difference?
As an adjective fraudulent
is dishonest; based on fraud or deception.
As a verb cheat is
to violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.
As a noun cheat is
someone who cheats (informal: cheater).
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
dishonest; based on fraud or deception
- He tried to pass a fraudulent check.
* Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.
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To violate rules in order to gain advantage from a situation.
To be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner.
- My brother flunked biology because he cheated on his mid-term.
To manage to avoid something even though it seemed unlikely.
- My husband cheated on me with his secretary.
- He cheated death when his car collided with a moving train.
To deceive; to fool; to trick.
- I feel as if I've cheated fate.
- My ex-wife cheated me out of $40,000.
- He cheated his way into office.
- I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer, that by his cunning hath cheated me of this island.
* Washington Irving
- (Sir Walter Scott)
- to cheat winter of its dreariness
* break the rules
Someone who cheats (informal: cheater).
An act of deception or fraud; that which is the means of fraud or deception; a fraud; a trick; imposition; imposture.
The weed cheatgrass.
A card game where the goal is to have no cards remaining in a hand, often by telling lies.
A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.
- When I consider life, 'tis all a cheat .
* (card game ) bullshit, BS, I doubt it
* cheat code
* cheat on
* cheat the hangman