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

To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common.
Friedrich Nietzsche