Definition of Falsify

1. Verb. Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story.

Exact synonyms: Distort, Garble, Warp
Specialized synonyms: Mangle, Murder, Mutilate
Generic synonyms: Belie, Misrepresent
Derivative terms: Distortion, Distortion, Distortion, Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Falsity, Warp, Warping



2. Verb. Tamper, with the purpose of deception. "Falsify the data"
Exact synonyms: Cook, Fake, Fudge, Manipulate, Misrepresent, Wangle
Generic synonyms: Cheat, Chisel
Specialized synonyms: Juggle
Also: Cook Up
Derivative terms: Fake, Fake, Faker, Fakery, Falsification, Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Misrepresentation, Wangle, Wangler

3. Verb. Prove false. "Falsify a claim"
Generic synonyms: Confute, Disprove
Derivative terms: Falsification, Falsifying, Falsity

4. Verb. Falsify knowingly. "She falsified the records"
Generic synonyms: Change By Reversal, Reverse, Turn
Antonyms: Correct
Derivative terms: Falsification, Falsifier, Falsity, Falsity

5. Verb. Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby.
Exact synonyms: Alter, Interpolate
Generic synonyms: Edit, Redact
Derivative terms: Falsification, Falsifier, Interpolation, Interpolation

Definition of Falsify

1. v. t. To make false; to represent falsely.

2. v. i. To tell lies; to violate the truth.

Definition of Falsify

1. Verb. (transitive) To alter so as to be false; to make incorrect. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To misrepresent. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To prove to be false. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Falsify

1. to represent falsely [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Literary usage of Falsify

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1. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Cecil Clare Marston Dale, Henry Wilmot Seton, Great Britain Court of Appeal, Great Britain High Court of Justice. Chancery Division, W. Clowes (1893)
"Usual Form of Direction for Leave to Surcharge and falsify. BUT any of the parties are to be at liberty to surcharge and falsify any of the items and ..."

2. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, William Frierson Cooper, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1894)
"Direction for leave to surcharge and falsify. But any of the parties are to be at liberty to surcharge and falsify any of the items and charges therein, ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"A strong ground necessary to set aside settled accounts; or error, to surcharge and falsify, (6) [p. 837.] TRISTRAM RATCLIFFE, seised in fee of a plantation ..."

4. Forms of Decrees in Equity: And of Orders Connected with Them, with by Henry Wilmot Seton (1830)
"But in such case liberty will be given to surcharge and falsify. Kinsman v. Barker, 14 Ves. 579.; and see Champernowne v. Scott, 4 Mad. 209. No. III. ..."

5. Commentaries on American Law by Theophilus Parsons (1836)
"Although in an notion for a false return, the plaintiff may falsify it by evidence, yet the officer making a return, which is, on the return and filing of ..."

6. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages by John Joseph Powell, Thomas Coventry (1826)
"But the court will only give leave to surcharge and falsify the account ; which often happens upon settlements, where there is tenant for life with ..."

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