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  Words related to betray

Related / Similar Words: deceive, lead astray, bewray, fail, sell, cheat on, cheat, cuckold, wander

 

Definition:
  • cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house";
  • reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings";
  • disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake; "His sense of smell failed him this time"; "His strength finally failed him"; "His children failed him in the crisis";
  • deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country";
  • be sexually unfaithful to one''s partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?";

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    Hyponyms: pose, impersonate, personate, bamboozle, snow, hoodwink, pull the wool over someone's eyes, lead by the nose, play false, gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, double cross, two-time, play around, fool around

     

    Grouped Verbs: sell

     

    Derivational Morphology: double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitor, deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation, deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker, informer, rat, squealer, blabber, treachery, betrayal, treason, perfidy, cuckold

     

     
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