Definition of illude in English:

illude

transitive verb

[with object] literary
  • Trick; delude.

    ‘he had allowed his imagination to illude him’
    • ‘He illuded her about his age.’
    swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick, dupe, hoodwink, double-cross, gull

Pronunciation

illude

/iˈlo͞od/ /ɪˈlud/

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin illudere ‘to mock’.