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verb [transitive]     trick pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participletricking
past tensetricked
past participletricked
  1. to make someone believe something that is not true

    I suddenly realized that I’d been tricked.

    trick someone into doing something:

    He tricked me into believing that he was somebody famous.

    trick someone out of something:

    You’re not the first person to be tricked out of your savings.

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