What does falsify mean?

Definitions for falsifyˈfɔl sə faɪ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word falsify.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsify, distort, garble, warp(verb)

    make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

  2. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

    "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

  3. falsify(verb)

    prove false

    "Falsify a claim"

  4. falsify(verb)

    falsify knowingly

    "She falsified the records"

  5. interpolate, alter, falsify(verb)

    insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Wiktionary

  1. falsify(Verb)

    To alter so as to be false; to make incorrect.

  2. falsify(Verb)

    To misrepresent.

  3. falsify(Verb)

    To prove to be false.

  4. Origin: From falsifier, from falsificare, present active infinitive of falsifico, from falsificus, from falsus, corresponding to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Falsify(adj)

    to make false; to represent falsely

  2. Falsify(adj)

    to counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin

  3. Falsify(adj)

    to prove to be false, or untrustworthy; to confute; to disprove; to nullify; to make to appear false

  4. Falsify(adj)

    to violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word

  5. Falsify(adj)

    to baffle or escape; as, to falsify a blow

  6. Falsify(adj)

    to avoid or defeat; to prove false, as a judgment

  7. Falsify(adj)

    to show, in accounting, (an inem of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong

  8. Falsify(adj)

    to make false by multilation or addition; to tamper with; as, to falsify a record or document

  9. Falsify(verb)

    to tell lies; to violate the truth

  10. Origin: [L. falsus false + -ly: cf. F. falsifier. See False, a.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Falsify

    fawls′i-fī, v.t. to forge or counterfeit: to prove untrustworthy: to break by falsehood:—pr.p. fals′ifying; pa.p. fals′ified.adj. Fals′ifīable, capable of being falsified.—ns. Falsificā′tion, the act of making false: the giving to a thing the appearance of something which it is not; Fals′ifier, one who falsifies. [Fr.,—Low L. falsificăre—L. falsus, false, facĕre, to make.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsify in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of falsify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • фалшифицирам, опровергавам, подправям, изопачавамBulgarian
  • falsificar, falsejarCatalan, Valencian
  • falsifizieren, widerlegenGerman
  • falsificarSpanish
  • tekeytyä, väärentää, paljastaa, [[osoittaa]] [[vääräksi]], väistää, pettää, teeskennelläFinnish
  • falsifierFrench
  • הפריךHebrew
  • vervalsenDutch
  • falsificar, falsearPortuguese
  • denatura, falsificaRomanian
  • подде́лать, опроверга́ть, подде́лывать, фальсифици́ровать, сфальсифици́ровать, искажа́ть, опрове́ргнуть, искази́тьRussian

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