Origin of Deceive
Middle English deceyven, from Old French deceivre (Modern French décevoir), from Latin decipere (“to deceive, beguile, entrap”), from de- (“from”) + capere (“to seize”); see captive. Compare conceive, perceive, receive.
Middle English deceiven from Old French deceveir from Vulgar Latin dēcipēre from Latin dēcipere to ensnare, deceive dē- de- capere to seize kap- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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