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Definitions and Synonyms of play false | Another word for play false | What is play false?

Definition 1: conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end - [verb of communication]

Samples where play false or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well

Synonyms for play false in the sense of this definition

(play false is a kind of ...) cause someone to believe an untruth

"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

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