Associations to the word «Fraud»


FRAUD, noun. Any act of deception carried out for the purpose of unfair, undeserved and/or unlawful gain.
FRAUD, noun. The assumption of a false identity to such deceptive end.
FRAUD, noun. A person who performs any such trick.
FRAUD, noun. (obsolete) A trap or snare.
FRAUD, verb. (obsolete) To defraud
FRAUD SQUAD, noun. A police section specializing in fraud.

Dictionary definition

FRAUD, noun. Intentional deception resulting in injury to another person.
FRAUD, noun. A person who makes deceitful pretenses.
FRAUD, noun. Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca