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To do something dishonest - thesaurus

Synonyms

rort

verb

Australianinformal to do something dishonest

cheat

verb

to behave dishonestly, or to not obey rules, for example in order to win a game or do well in an examination

cheat

verb

to do something that is not correct but makes it easier to succeed

defraud

verb

to get money from a person or organization in a dishonest way

falsify

verb

to change something deliberately in order to trick other people

fake

verb

to make an exact copy of something in order to trick people

compromise

verb

to behave in a way that is not honest by doing things that do not agree with what you previously believed in or tried to achieve

poach

verb

to take something such as an idea that belongs to someone else, especially by using secret or dishonest methods, and use it for your own benefit

fix

verb

to dishonestly arrange something such as a game or election so that it has the result that someone wants

pack

verb

to dishonestly arrange for a lot of people who support your views to be on a committee or in a meeting

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be caught red-handed

to be caught doing something wrong

be caught with your fingers/hand in the till

to be caught stealing money from the place where you work

be caught with your hand in the cookie jar

mainly American to be caught while you are doing something dishonest

busted

adjective

mainly Americaninformal discovered doing something that you should not be doing or saying something that is not true

cook

verb

informal to change information dishonestly

copy

verb

to look at someone else’s work and write the same as they have, for example in order to cheat in an examination

crib

verb

informal to copy someone’s work dishonestly

fiddle

verb

informal to produce false results or records, in order to get money or other benefits

get your hands dirty

to become involved in something dishonest

hustle

verb

mainly American to get money or goods in a dishonest way or by selling sex

insinuate yourself (into something)

to get into a situation or position by behaving in a way that is not sincere

play dirty

Britishspoken to use dishonest or unfair methods

stoop/sink so low

to do something very unfair or dishonest

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