Definition: an act of deception that is illegal
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): scam, hoax
Antonym(s): honesty, truthfulness
1. When the accountant forged her manager’s name on checks, she committed fraud.
2. The fraud Hank perpetrated allowed him to gain access to strangers’ homes.
3. Billy was arrested for fraud and other crimes after attempting to use a fake driver’s license to board an airplane.