verb (used with object), fal·si·fied, fal·si·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), fal·si·fied, fal·si·fy·ing.
Origin of falsify
Examples from the Web for falsification
They face charges of benefits fraud in addition to falsification of documents.
And as with plagiariam, Ambrose's habit of falsification and the propensity to error was a repeat offense.
Gradually, by the constant practice of this falsification, objects became almost unrecognisable.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning|Willard Huntington Wright
It is not altogether correct to call this (as has often been done) a falsification of the telegram.Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire|James Wycliffe Headlam
He who wished to have me imprisoned for blasphemy has himself been arrested for falsification in the transfer of property.Legends|August Strindberg
Falsification here is far more pernicious than in the more artificial aspects of life.The Essays of "George Eliot"|George Eliot
All possible calumnies were spread against him—immorality, Nestorianism, falsification of the Bible; all failed.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI|Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for falsify
1560s, from Late Latin falsificationem (nominative falsificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of falsificare (see falsify).
mid-15c., "to prove false," from Middle French falsifier (15c.), from Late Latin falsificare (see falsify). Meaning "to make false" is from c.1500. Earlier verb was simply falsen (c.1200). Related: Falsified; falsifying.