What does "Fraud" mean?


(n.) A trap or snare (n.) An intentional perversion of truth for the purpose of obtaining some valuable thing or promise from another (n.) Deception deliberately practiced with a view to gaining an unlawful or unfair advantage; artifice by which the right or interest of another is injured; injurious stratagem; deceit; trick

Synonyms hoax, sham, fake, pseudo, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, faker, role player, dupery, fraudulence, put-on

Word Family frauds, fraudster, fraudsters