Definition of Illude

1. v. t. To play upon by artifice; to deceive; to mock; to excite and disappoint the hopes of.



Definition of Illude

1. Verb. (literary) to delude, fool ¹

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Definition of Illude

1. to deceive [v -LUDED, -LUDING, -LUDES] - See also: deceive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illude

illogical
illogicalities
illogicality
illogically
illogicalness
illogicalnesses
illogics
illos
ills
illth
illths
illtreat
illtreated
illtreating
illtreats
illude (current term)
illuded
illudes
illuding
illui
illume
illumed
illumes
illuminable
illuminance
illuminances
illuminant
illuminants
illuminary
illuminate

Literary usage of Illude

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1. History of the Redemptorists at Annapolis, Md., from 1853 to 1903: With a by Redemptorist Father (1904)
"Conspiracy to-day would friendship feign— To-morrow, friendship's sacred claims illude.— The soil of Mary's Land had ceased to be ..."

2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"To illude, to deceive, Renfrews. 3. To neglect any thing put under one's charge. ... illude ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"86 ; whence the short form illume (see above), with which cf. relume, Oth. v. 2. 13. illude, to deceive. (L. ; or F., —L.) ' I cannot be ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: From by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1827)
"It would be a very hard construction to hold, that by the part of the execution of his power, which was directed towards them, he meant to illude, ..."

5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"To gab off, to mock, to illude ; [to lie ; part. pr. gabbin, used also as a ». and as an ... As lui. gabbo signifies sport, a joke, gabbare is to illude. ..."

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