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 falsify
The scientific method cannot establish truths; it can only falsify hypotheses.
Other families go to much more extreme lengths, like those who falsify applications or tax returns.
We impose upon ourselves, and we also falsify the fact, if we take any other view of it than this.
That is why the most implacable enemy of the men who dare raise or falsify a check is the American Bankers' Association.Disputed Handwriting|Jerome B. Lavay
Even if anyone had wished to do so, it would have been simply impracticable to conceal or to falsify anything.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
They hold it a sin to falsify or distort the mind, as well as the soul or body of a child.A Trip to Venus|John Munro
Tell me rather this: do I falsify history in any thing more important than mere accidental anachronisms and anatopisms?The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper|Martin Farquhar Tupper
British Dictionary definitions for falsify
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin for falsify
Word Origin and History for 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.