Definitions for beliebɪˈlaɪ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word belie

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contradict, belie, negate(verb)

    be in contradiction with

  2. misrepresent, belie(verb)

    represent falsely

    "This statement misrepresents my intentions"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Belie(noun)

    to show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood

  2. Belie(noun)

    to give a false representation or account of

  3. Belie(noun)

    to tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander

  4. Belie(noun)

    to mimic; to counterfeit

  5. Belie(noun)

    to fill with lies

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Saint Jerome:

    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'

  2. President Barack Obama on Friday:

    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.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    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

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ناقضArabic
  • опровергавам, давам невярна представа за, оклеветявамBulgarian
  • διαστρέφωGreek
  • representar mal, calumnia, desmentirSpanish
  • démentirFrench
  • הסתירHebrew
  • զրպարտելArmenian
  • contraddire, smentireItalian
  • verloochenenDutch
  • desmentirPortuguese
  • искажать, противоречить, оклеветать, оболгать, опровергатьRussian
  • motsägaSwedish
  • yanıltmakTurkish

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