Associations to the word «Deceit»


DECEIT, noun. An act or practice intended to deceive; a trick
DECEIT, noun. An act of deceiving someone
DECEIT, noun. (uncountable) The state of being deceitful or deceptive
DECEIT, noun. (legal) The tort or fraudulent representation of a material fact made with knowledge of its falsity, or recklessly, or without reasonable grounds for believing its truth and with intent to induce reliance on it; the plaintiff justifiably relies on the deception, to his injury.

Dictionary definition

DECEIT, noun. The quality of being fraudulent.
DECEIT, noun. A misleading falsehood.
DECEIT, noun. The act of deceiving.

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