Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of falsify | Another word for falsify | What is falsify?

Definition 1: falsify knowingly - [verb of change]

Samples where falsify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She falsified the records

(falsify is a kind of ...) change to the contrary

"The trend was reversed" "the tides turned against him" "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

Definition 2: insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby - [verb of change]

Synonyms for falsify in the sense of this definition

(falsify is a kind of ...) prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

"Edit a book on lexical semantics" "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"

Definition 3: prove false - [verb of cognition]

Samples where falsify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Falsify a claim

(falsify is a kind of ...) prove to be false

"The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"

Definition 4: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for falsify in the sense of this definition

(falsify is a kind of ...) represent falsely

"This statement misrepresents my intentions"

(... is a kind of falsify ) alter so as to make unrecognizable

"The tourists murdered the French language"

Samples where falsify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fudge the figures
  • cook the books
  • falsify the data

Synonyms for falsify in the sense of this definition

(falsify is a kind of ...) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

"Who's chiseling on the side?"

(... is a kind of falsify ) manipulate by or as if by moving around components

"juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"

More words

Another word for falsifier

Another word for falsification

Another word for falsifiable

Another word for falsie

Another word for falsetto

Another word for falsifying

Another word for falsity

Another word for falstaff

Another word for falstaffian

Another word for falter


Other word for falter

falter meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce falter