Deceive in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is deceive a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word deceive is a Scrabble US word. The word deceive is worth 13 points in Scrabble:

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Is deceive a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word deceive is a Scrabble UK word and has 13 points:

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Is deceive a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word deceive is a Words With Friends word. The word deceive is worth 15 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Definitions and meaning of deceive

deceive

Alternative forms

  • deceave (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English deceyven, desayven, dissayven, from Old French decever, decevoir, from Latin dēcipiō (to deceive; beguile; entrap), from dē- (from) + capiō (to seize); see captive. Compare conceive, perceive, receive. Displaced native Old English beswīcan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsiːv/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ceive
  • Rhymes: -iːv

Verb

deceive (third-person singular simple present deceives, present participle deceiving, simple past and past participle deceived)

  1. (transitive) To trick or mislead.

Synonyms

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Related terms

  • deception
  • deceptive
  • deceit

Translations

Further reading

  • deceive in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • deceive in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to mislead by falsehood.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)