cheat (

     n 1: weedy annual grass often occurs in grainfields and other
          cultivated land; seeds sometimes considered poisonous
          [syn: darnel, tare, bearded darnel, {Lolium
     2: weedy annual native to Europe but widely distributed as a
        weed especially in wheat [syn: chess, Bromus secalinus]
     3: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
        [syn: deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker]
     4: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme: "that book
        is a fraud" [syn: swindle]
     5: a deception for profit to yourself [syn: cheating]
     v 1: deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat
          me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were
          cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled
          me out of my money" [syn: beat, rip off, chisel]
     2: defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
        [syn: chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey]
     3: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud;
        "Who's chiseling on the side?" [syn: chisel]
     4: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She
        cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
        [syn: cheat on, cuckold, betray, wander]