Definition Of deceives
(of a person) cause (someone) to believe something that is not true, typically in order to gain some personal advantage.
I didn't intend to deceive people into thinking it was French champagne
Example Of deceives
A person who has actually been deceived by their partner feels threatened, robbed, deceived and cheated, and is left feeling jealous and torn between love and hate.
After watching the pilot DVD in stunned silence, I had to check a few episodes on disk 2 of the four DVD set, just to make sure that my eyes hadn't deceived me.
Anyone who thinks that's how it's going to be is deceiving themselves .
‘I was deceived by this person, and I want my money back,’ Mr Khudier said.
‘It's difficult to catch someone who is deliberately trying to deceive you,’ Mr. Rosenstiel said.