falsify, distort, garble, warp(verb)
make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
To sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dross or dirt; as, to garble spices.
To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.
To make false by mutilation or addition
The editor garbled the story.
Origin: garbeler, from garbellare, from غربل.
to sift or bolt, to separate the fine or valuable parts of from the coarse and useless parts, or from dros or dirt; as, to garble spices
to pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account
impurities separated from spices, drugs, etc.; -- also called garblings
Origin: [Formerly, to pick out, sort, OF. grabeler, for garbeler to examine precisely, garble spices, fr. LL. garbellare to sift; cf. Sp. garbillar to sift, garbillo a coarse sieve, L. cribellum, dim. of cribrum sieve, akin to cernere to separate, sift (cf. E. Discern); or perh. rather from Ar. gharbl, gharbil, sieve.]
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Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gär′bl, v.t. to select what may serve our own purpose, in a bad sense: to mutilate, corrupt, or falsify.—n. Gar′bler, one who selects. [Most prob. It. garbellare—Ar. ghirbál, a sieve.]
The numerical value of garble in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of garble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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