contradict, belie, negate(verb)
be in contradiction with
"This statement misrepresents my intentions"
to show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood
to give a false representation or account of
to tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander
to mimic; to counterfeit
to fill with lies
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
be-lī′, v.t. to give the lie to: to speak falsely of: to present in a false character: to counterfeit: to be false to: falsify: (Shak.) to fill with lies:—pr.p. bely′ing; pa.p. belīed′. [A.S. be, and Lie.]
The numerical value of belie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of belie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Do not let your deeds belie your words, lest when you speak in church someone may say to himself, 'Why do you not practice what you preach'
When I hear some people say that disagreements over policy belie a general lack of support of Israel, I must object, and I object forcefully.
No, 'tis slander, Whose edge is sharper than the sword, whose tongue Outvenoms all the worms of Nile, whose breath Rides on the posting winds, and doth belie All corners of the world.
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Translations for belie
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- опровергавам, давам невярна представа за, оклеветявамBulgarian
- representar mal, calumnia, desmentirSpanish
- contraddire, smentireItalian
- искажать, противоречить, оклеветать, оболгать, опровергатьRussian
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