Fraudulent vs Cheating - What's the difference?

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Fraudulent is a synonym of cheating.


As adjectives the difference between fraudulent and cheating

is that fraudulent is dishonest; based on fraud or deception while cheating is unsporting or underhand.

As a verb cheating is

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As a noun cheating is

an act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition.

fraudulent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • dishonest; based on fraud or deception
  • false; phony
  • He tried to pass a fraudulent check.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "fraudulent" is often applied: claim, practice, transfer, scheme, transaction, document, intent, misrepresentation, act, action, mortgage, check, conveyance, accounting, bankruptcy, reporting, etc.

    Synonyms

    * See also * See also

    Derived terms

    * fraudulently

    cheating

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (wikipedia cheating)
  • An act of deception, fraud, trickery, imposture, or imposition.
  • * Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • the cheatings and impositions of your pitiful trade

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unsporting or underhand.
  • Unfaithful or adulterous.
  • Anagrams

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