US: /ˈfɹɔd/
UK: /fɹˈɔːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

fraud /frɔ:d/
  • danh từ
    • sự gian lận, sự gian trá; sự lừa lọc, sự lừa gạt
      • to get money by fraud: kiếm tiền bằng cách lừa gạt
    • âm mưu lừa gạt, mưu gian
    • cái không đúng như sự mong đợi, cái không đúng như sự mưu tả
    • (từ hiếm,nghĩa hiếm) tính chất lừa lọc
    • in fraud; to the fraud of
      • (pháp lý) để lừa gạt
    • a pious fraud
      • (xem) pious

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U, C] the crime of deceiving sb in order to get money or goods illegally: She was charged with credit card fraud. + property that has been obtained by fraud + a $100 million fraud
2 [C] a person who pretends to have qualities, abilities, etc. that they do not really have in order to deceive other people: He's nothing but a liar and a fraud. + She felt a fraud accepting their sympathy (= because she was not really sad).
3 [C] something that is not as good, useful, etc. as people claim it is

Thesaurus dictionary

1 deception, trickery, cheating, sharp practice, chicanery, deceit, swindling, double-dealing, duplicity, artifice, craft, guile, humbug, humbuggery, treachery, Colloq monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky:
The company directors have been convicted of fraud.
2 trick, hoax, swindle, deception, cheat, wile, stratagem, dodge, bilk, ruse, sham, fake, subterfuge, Colloq flimflam, Slang gyp, rip-off, scam:
The investigation exposed extensive fraud in the handling of local government funds.
3 deceiver, trickster, cheat(er), impostor, swindler, charlatan, humbug, sharper, shark, bilk(er), quack, mountebank, fake(r), pretender, bluff(er), confidence man, inveigler, defrauder; scoundrel, rogue, Archaic knave; Colloq con man or artist, phoney or US also phony, flimflam artist, flimflammer, US and Canadian four-flusher; Slang US barracuda:
He is a fraud who extracts protection money from the elderly.

Collocation dictionary


serious | massive | complex, sophisticated | attempted | alleged | computer
A bank lost several million pounds through a sophisticated computer fraud.
| electoral, financial, insurance, tax, etc.


detectives from the fraud squad

More information about CRIMES


be guilty of, commit ~
Two key witnesses at her trial committed perjury.

accuse sb of, charge sb with ~
He has been accused of her murder.

convict sb of, find sb guilty of ~
She was found guilty of high treason.

acquit sb of ~
The engineer responsible for the collapse of the bridge was acquitted of manslaughter.

admit, confess to, deny ~
All three men have denied assault. She admitted 33 assault charges.

plead guilty/not guilty to ~
He pleaded guilty to a charge of gross indecency.

investigate (sb for) ~
She is being investigated for suspected bribery.

be suspected for/of ~
He was the least likely to be suspected of her murder.

be/come under investigation for ~
She was the second minister to come under investigation for corruption.

be wanted for ~ be wanted on charges of ~
He was wanted on charges of espionage.

a case, crime, murder, robbery, theftThe police and the public must work together to solve the murder.

arrest sb for ~
Jean was arrested for arson.

be tried for, stand trial for ~
to stand trial for extortion

~ case/trial
The nurse's murder trial continues.

~ charge
The police agreed to drop the conspiracy charges against him.

a charge/count of ~
The jury convicted her on two counts of theft.

Concise English dictionary

+intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
+a person who makes deceitful pretenses
+something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage