Etymology
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deceive (v.)

"mislead by false appearance or statement," c. 1300, from Old French decevoir "to deceive" (12c., Modern French décevoir), from Latin decipere "to ensnare, take in, beguile, cheat," from de "from" or pejorative (see de-) + combining form of capere "to take," from PIE root *kap- "to grasp." Related: Deceived; deceiver; deceiving.

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Definitions of deceive

deceive (v.)
be false to; be dishonest with;
Synonyms: lead on / delude / cozen
deceive (v.)
cause someone to believe an untruth;
The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house
Synonyms: betray / lead astray
From wordnet.princeton.edu