Part of speech: verb

To mislead, as by falsehood; impose upon; delude.

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Usage examples "deceive":

  1. " You asked me not to deceive you," said the doctor gravely. - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Not any more than I could deceive you! - "Saturday's Child", Kathleen Norris.
  3. It was a very clever little act that you did with her, but it couldn't quite deceive me. - "The Untamed", Max Brand.