What does belie mean?

Definitions for belie
bɪˈlaɪbe·lie

Here are all the 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Belie

    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.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of belie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of belie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of belie in a Sentence

  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.

Images & Illustrations of belie

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