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

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley