Definition Of deceive
(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 deceive
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.
‘It's difficult to catch someone who is deliberately trying to deceive you,’ Mr. Rosenstiel said.
But a word of caution - the season continues well into November so don't let the good start deceive you.
Certain features will remain constant: that we have vulnerable bodies, are mortal, are capable of acquiring new skills, that we are deceivable and vulnerable to duress.
Don't let its looks deceive you: aloe vera is, in fact, a member of the lily family.