fraudulent


fraudulent
fraud·u·lent adj: characterized by, based on, or done by fraud compare deceptive, false, misleading
fraud·u·lent·ly adv

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

fraudulent
I adjective beguiling, bogus, cheating, conniving, contrary to fact, corrupt, counterfeited, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, designing, destitute of good faith, destitute of integrity, devoid of truth, discreditable, dishonest, dishonorable, disingenuous, disreputable, dolosus, double-dealing, fake, faked, fallacious, false, falsified, feigned, finagling, forsworn, fraudulentus, furtive, guileful, iniquitous, insidious, meretricious, misleading, not honest, not true, perfidious, perjured, phony, scheming, sham, shifty, sneaky, spurious, surreptitious, treacherous, trickish, tricky, truthless, unauthentic, underhanded, unethical, unfaithful, ungenuine, unreal, unreliable, unscrupulous, untrue, untrustworthy, untruthful, unveracious, unvirtuous, void of truth, wanting in probity, wily, without probity, without truth associated concepts: fraudulent concealment, fraudulent conveyance, fraudulent intent, fraudulent misrepresentation, fraudulent practice, fraudulent preferences, fraudulent representation, fraudulent transfer foreign phrases:
- Dolosus versatur in generalibus. — A fraudulent person takes refuge in generalities
II index assumed (feigned), collusive, colorable (specious), deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, fallacious, false (not genuine), felonious, insidious, larcenous, lying, machiavellian, mendacious, meretricious, perfidious, spurious, tortuous (corrupt), unfair, unfounded, unscrupulous, untrue, untrustworthy

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


fraudulent
The description of a willful act commenced with the specific intent to deceive or cheat, in order to cause some financial detriment to another and to engender personal financial gain.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


fraudulent
The description of a willful act commenced with the specific intent to deceive or cheat, in order to cause some financial detriment to another and to engender personal financial gain.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • fraudulent — fraud‧u‧lent [ˈfrɔːdjlənt ǁ ˈfrɒːdʒə ] adjective LAW fraudulent activities, documents etc are intended to deceive: • Winchester Crown Court found him guilty of theft, perjury and fraudulent trading. • It is difficult to estimate the exact number …   Financial and business terms

  • Fraudulent — Fraud u*lent, a. [L. fraudulentus, fr. fraus, fraudis, fraud: cf. F. fraudulent.] 1. Using fraud; tricky; deceitful; dishonest. [1913 Webster] 2. Characterized by, founded on, or proceeding from, fraud; as, a fraudulent bargain. [1913 Webster] He …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fraudulent — [frô′jə lənt; frôd′yoo lənt, frôd′yələnt] adj. [ME < OFr < L fraudulentus < fraus, FRAUD] 1. acting with fraud; deceitful 2. based on or characterized by fraud [a fraudulent scheme] 3. done or obtained by fraud [their fraudulent wealth]… …   English World dictionary

  • fraudulent — early 15c., from M.Fr. fraudulent, from L. fraudulentus cheating, deceitful, from fraus (see FRAUD (Cf. fraud)). Related: Fraudulently …   Etymology dictionary

  • fraudulent — [adj] deceptive, false bamboozling*, counterfeit, crafty, criminal, crooked, deceitful, devious, dishonest, dishonorable, double dealing*, duplicitous, fake, forged, mock, phony, pseudo, sham*, spurious, swindling, treacherous, tricky; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • fraudulent — Fraudulent, Frauduleux, Fraudulentus, Dolosus …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • fraudulent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) done by or involving fraud. 2) deceitful or dishonest. DERIVATIVES fraudulence noun fraudulently adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • fraudulent — adj. fraudulent to + inf. (it was fraudulent to claim an exemption of that type) * * * [ frɔːdjʊlənt] fraudulent to + inf. (it was fraudulent to claim an exemption of that type) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fraudulent — fraud|u|lent [ˈfro:djulənt US ˈfro:dʒə ] adj intended to deceive people in an illegal way, in order to gain money, power etc ▪ a fraudulent insurance claim ▪ a fraudulent statement fraudulent activity/behaviour/conduct >fraudulently adv ▪ He… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fraudulent — adjective fraudulent actions or words are intended to deceive: fraudulent banking practices | fraudulent statements fraudulently adverb fraudulence noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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