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

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke