What does falsify mean?

Definitions for falsify
ˈfɔl sə faɪfal·si·fy

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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.

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

  2. falsify(Verb)

    To misrepresent.

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

  3. falsify(Verb)

    To prove to be false.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Falsify(adj)

    to counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin

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

  3. Falsify(adj)

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

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

  4. Falsify(adj)

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

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

  5. Falsify(adj)

    to baffle or escape; as, to falsify a blow

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

  6. Falsify(adj)

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

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

  7. Falsify(adj)

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

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

  8. Falsify(adj)

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

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

  9. Falsify(verb)

    to tell lies; to violate the truth

    Etymology: [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.]

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How to say falsify in sign language?

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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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Translations for falsify

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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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