cheating

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj cheating violating accepted standards or rules "a dirty fighter","used foul means to gain power","a nasty unsporting serve","fined for unsportsmanlike behavior"
    • adj cheating not faithful to a spouse or lover "adulterous husbands and wives","a two-timing boyfriend"
    • n cheating a deception for profit to yourself
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Of married couples, 70% of men and 60% of women have cheated on their spouse
    • cheating Disposed to cheat or associated with cheating; fraudulent; dishonest: applied to persons.
    • cheating False; deceptive; made or fitted to defraud: applied to things.
    • ***

Quotations

  • French Proverb
    French Proverb
    “Nothing resembles an honest man more than a cheat.”
  • John Dryden
    John%20Dryden
    “When I consider life, it is all a cheat. Yet fooled with hope, people favor this deceit.”
  • Hitopadesa
    Hitopadesa
    “No wise person should make known the loss of fortune, any malpractice in their house, his being cheated, or having been disgraced.”
  • Jackie Mason
    Jackie Mason
    “Eighty percent of married men cheat in America. The rest cheat in Europe.”
  • Scott Alexander
    Scott Alexander
    “All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.”
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry%20David%20Thoreau
    “Don't be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so.”

Idioms

Cheat death - If someone cheats death, they narrowly avoid a major problem or accident.
***

Usage

In literature:

I shall stick rigidly to that work on account of the welcome we were cheated of last September.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
Doubtless in a very short time I should have discovered the cheat for myself.
"In Kings' Byways" by Stanley J. Weyman
THE CHEAT OF CUPID; OR, THE UNGENTLE GUEST.
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
Many of these American farmers can cheat me, and have done it, and are proud of it.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
I have to cheat him sometimes.
"Crown and Sceptre" by George Manville Fenn
She cheats and wins, and Peter is thrown into prison.
"Italian Popular Tales" by Thomas Frederick Crane
I am not going to cheat or wrong anybody.
"The Coming Wave" by Oliver Optic
A gentleman might be got to the well, but not trapped into it, He may be cheated, but not fooled.
"The Sayings Of Confucius" by Confucius
Ha, ha; it will be a pleasant cheat.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
The simple Dyaks were no match for them, and were cheated and abused in every possible way.
"Four Young Explorers" by Oliver Optic
***

In poetry:

And his son, by slow degrees,
Mounted life with golden feet,
For the son knew how to please,
As the sire knew how to cheat.
"Plough And Loom" by Ernest Jones
Once -- in a social summer's walk,
The gaudy day was fled;
They cheated time with cheerful talk
When thus Sir Ardolph said:
"Sir Eldred Of The Bower : A Legendary Tale: In Two Parts" by Hannah More
Bury me in lead when I am dead,
My brethren I intreat,
And see the coffin weigh'd I beg
Lest the Plumber should be a cheat.
"The Surgeon's Warning" by Robert Southey
Alas! Alas! it is no cheat!
Quiet she lies from face to feet!
No smile, no sigh, no hue, no heat,
No earnest of the morning.
"Dead!" by Alfred Austin
And his son, by slow degrees,
Mounted life with golden feet,
For the son knew how to please,
And the sire knew how to cheat.
"Leawood Hall" by Ernest Jones
He said that cheating was the rule;
That nearly everything was fake;
That nearly all, both knave and fool,
Were on the make.
"Jim And Bill" by Franklin Pierce Adams

In news:

TC lip dub planned for July 17 By Erin Crowell When a rock star lip-syncs on stage it's considered cheating.
Science and the Strange Quest to Cheat Death.
Gambino files suit over Stadelman 'cheat' ad.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan leader and politician who spent the past three years overseas preaching "white survival," pleaded guilty Wednesday to bilking his supporters and cheating on his taxes.
Robert Pattinson isn't only heartbroken over his girlfriend Kristen Stewart cheating on him, he's curious about what really happened and RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned he wants to go straight to the source, Rupert Sanders.
About the only people likely to enjoy " Maniac Cop" are maniac moviegoers, and even they may feel cheated.
District Did Not Manipulate Data To 'Cheat.
Columbus City Schools chief said on Tuesday that without a report from the State Auditor's Office, there was no indication that school attendance information was manipulated in an attempt to cheat.
Snow White and the Huntsman director Rupert Sanders and his model wife, Liberty Ross, are in marriage counseling after he cheated on her with actress Kristen Stewart, RadarOnline.com is exclusively reporting.
We got seven guys drunk and made them tell the truth about sex after pregnancy, cheating, and what it's like to make less money than your wife.
Despite near-ubiquitous praise for Chan Marshall's Jukebox covers from the songwriters and performers interviewed for this story, there is one artist whose friends believe Marshall cheated her.
South African Swimmer Cameron Van Der Burge admits he cheated in the Olympics in order to win a gold medal and there's nothing the Olympic committee can do.
There's no evidence that service providers are cheating, so why act now.
A paper in the Journal of Neuroscience shows that men with higher levels of oxytocin are less likely to cheat.
A new study from Germany shows men getting a certain hormone may be less likely to cheat.
***

In science:

SVMstruct to cheat, because only the unlabeled pixels have to be segmented by our arg miny Ew procedure, whereas the labeled pixels stay clamped.
Learning an Interactive Segmentation System
SVMstruct with cheating as an ordinary SVMstruct with modified energy function ˜Ew,v (y) and extended weight vector ˜w = [w; u1 ; ..; uK ]. A second (but closely related) interpretation starts from the fact that the true label yk can be regarded as a feature vector of the image xk 10 .
Learning an Interactive Segmentation System
Conceptually, the process of optimisation is decoupled from the user interaction process, where removal of already known labels from the cheating does not make sense.
Learning an Interactive Segmentation System
For quantum interactive proofs, the primary difficulty is in bounding the ability of provers to cheat using entangled strategies .
Testing product states, quantum Merlin-Arthur games and tensor optimisation
As a result, cheating provers cannot gain any advantage by sending entangled proofs, and we obtain the following lemma.
Testing product states, quantum Merlin-Arthur games and tensor optimisation
***