deceive

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/dɪˈsiːv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈsiv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(di sēv)


Inflections of 'deceive' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
deceives
v 3rd person singular
deceiving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
deceived
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
deceived
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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deceive

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. deceived [the police, her husband]
  2. deceived the [consumers, government, client]
  3. deceive [them, people] by [saying, moving, offering, changing]
  4. deceived them into [thinking, believing, signing]
  5. were deceived by his [mask, appearance, movements]
  6. deceived by [conmen, the bank, the journalist]
  7. deceive with false [contracts, promises, information, emails]
  8. [cleverly, cunningly, deliberately] deceive
  9. (didn't) intend to deceive [anyone, you, people]
  10. with intent to deceive
  11. [it's no use, there's no point] deceiving yourself
  12. do my eyes deceive me (or)...?
  13. if my eyes don't deceive me
  14. if (my) memory [doesn't, does not] deceive me
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