What is the opposite of cheat?

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Opposite of to gain an advantage or profit by using unfair or deceitful methods
“I admire this superior being who told truths without sweetening them to help others to gain a temporary advantage.”
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(cheat out of) Opposite of to deny or deprive someone of what is rightfully theirs, typically underhandedly
“The King proposed to the Spartan that he would bestow riches and land to him if he were to bend the knee.”
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Opposite of to be unfaithful to one's spouse or partner
“He harbors an irrational and groundless suspicion that his newly-wed wife will have an affair.”
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Opposite of to avoid (something undesirable) by luck or skill
“Blok was forced not only to confront his own mortality now that his father had recently died but also his growing anachronism as a poet.”
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Opposite of to fail to fulfill the hopes or expectations of
“He wished to satisfy his client's expectations of high returns he had promised, even though it was during an economic recession.”
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Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Opposite of to deceive or fool someone
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Opposite of to cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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Opposite of charge too much
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Opposite of to trick or deceive with a ploy or ruse
“He thought she was my sister, and I dared not undeceive him, for I soon perceived that he loved her.”
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Opposite of to escape or avoid narrowly
“We will get stuck amongst the dense crowd of people when it starts to get busy.”
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Opposite of to avoid or circumvent (a rule, obstacle or problem)
“The physician shall observe the laws of the country in regulating the practice of medicine and shall also not assist others to evade such laws.”
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Opposite of to do an injustice to
“The virtuous thing to do is to right your wrongs.”
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Opposite of to swindle someone by not paying a debt, especially a gambling debt
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Opposite of to succeed in avoiding or eluding someone or something dangerous or unpleasant
“People with diabetes are two times more likely to suffer a heart attack than those without it.”
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Opposite of to steal or misappropriate money that one has been trusted with, especially from one's employer
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Opposite of to commit an offense, especially spiritually or morally
“King Thunderbolt, seeing all this contusion, decided to make everyone behave and to have some order at last in this chaos.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who behaves dishonestly in order to gain an advantage
“His players and coaches respect him because he's a straight shooter who is always fair.”
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Opposite of an act involving fraud or deception
“The man who is honest because he believes that honesty is the best policy is honest on a dishonest principle.”
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Opposite of one who carries out a theft
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Opposite of an unkind, evil or unscrupulous person
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Opposite of someone who attempts to deceive by using an assumed name or identity
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Opposite of a person who swindles, cheats or defrauds
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Opposite of one who plagiarizes the works of others and passes them off as his or her own
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Opposite of one who double-crosses
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Opposite of a dishonest person in business, especially an unqualified one
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Opposite of an unkind, evil or unscrupulous person
“Everyone mobbed Donnie because to them, he was a hero for preventing what they saw as a useless prelude to an unnecessary gang war with the powerful Barbary Coast.”
Noun
Opposite of a detestably untrustworthy person
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