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Definition of the verb falsify
What does falsify mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: falsified
- make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
- tamper, with the purpose of deception
- example: falsify the data
- lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
- synonyms of falsify: cook / fake / fudge / manipulate / misrepresent / wangle
- more generic words: cheat / chisel = engage in deceitful behavior
- more specific word: juggle = manipulate by or as if by moving around components
- prove false
- falsify knowingly
- insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
Alternative definition of the verb falsify
- [transitive] To alter so as to be false; to make incorrect.
- [transitive] To misrepresent.
- [transitive] To prove to be false.
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For the Use of Students, the Legal Profession, and the Public by Archibald Brown
FALSIFY. This word, as occurring in the phrase " with liberty to suroharge and falsify," means to impugn as falso or erroneous certain items or entries in an account. The Court of Chancery, where an account has been stated between parties, ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)
FALSIFY, in Law, is used for proving any thing to be false. Hence we find, FALSIFY lNG a record, for showing it to be erroneous. Thus lawyers teach, that a person purchasing land of another, who is afterwards outlawed of felony, &e. may ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Falsifiable is liable to be counterfeited : falsification, the act of counterfeiting or making any thing appear what it is not, as well as that of making the falsehood of any deceitful thing appear; confutation : to falsify is used also in these different ...
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- Falsify the Truth
To cheat oneself is the most terrible deception; it is an eternal loss for which there is no reparation, either in time or in eternity.
Perhaps would be better with some stronger tones. #Experimenting
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- Flexible Plates Falsify Mars Rocks.
Red arrow at top: Bent and flexible concrete pavement on Mars. Green arrows: ubiquitous concrete pavements that remain smooth, thin and flat. In the lower left corner, concrete is visible under a thin plate. No rocks can show such features. Image source: mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msl/multimedia/raw/?rawid=0748MR0032220...
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Video shows what falsify means. To alter so as to make false; to make incorrect.. To misrepresent.. To prove to be false.. Falsify Meaning. How to pronounce ...
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Scrabble value of F4A1L1S1I1F4Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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