Frauds are people who try to cheat other people. They might use false information or fake documents to try to deceive their victims.

  • The company is doing a lot of frauds by lying about their products.

  • She was caught trying to fraudulently purchase a ticket online.

Definition of frauds


something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage


dupery, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on


a person who makes deceitful pretenses


fake, faker, imposter, impostor, pretender, pseud, pseudo, role player, sham, shammer


intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

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Example Sentences for frauds

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    Breaking the Fraud Triangle is the key to fraud deterrence.

  • 2

    They say that the bonhomie was a fraud.

  • 3

    Mortgage fraud schemes proliferate.

  • 4

    Electoral fraud is treasonable and criminal.

  • 5

    A fraud is a con artist, a huckster.

  • 6

    The only fraud is the perpetuation of lies.

  • 7

    The sentence depends on the amount of the fraud.

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    The standard describes the fraud triangle.

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    This increased the revenues and decreased the fraud.

  • 10

    Those involved fraud and malfeasance.