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falsify

[ fawl-suh-fahy ]
/ 藞f蓴l s蓹 fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), fal路si路fied, fal路si路fy路ing.
to make false or incorrect, especially so as to deceive: to falsify income-tax reports.
to alter fraudulently.
to represent falsely: He falsified the history of his family to conceal his humble origins.
to show or prove to be false; disprove: to falsify a theory.
verb (used without object), fal路si路fied, fal路si路fy路ing.
to make false statements.
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Origin of falsify

First recorded in 1400鈥50; late Middle English falsifien, from Middle French falsifier, from Late Latin falsific膩re; see origin at false, -ify

synonym study for falsify

1, 3. See misrepresent.

OTHER WORDS FROM falsify

fal路si路fi路a路ble [fawl-suh-fahy-uh-buhl] /藢f蓴l s蓹藞fa瑟 蓹 b蓹l/ adjectivefal路si路fi路ca路tion [fawl-suh-fi-key-shuhn], /藢f蓴l s蓹 f瑟藞ke瑟 蕛蓹n/, nounfal路si路fi路er, nounun路fal路si路fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for falsify

falsify
/ (藞f蓴藧ls瑟藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
to make (a report, evidence, accounts, etc) false or inaccurate by alteration, esp in order to deceive
to prove false; disprove

Derived forms of falsify

falsifiable, adjectivefalsification (藢f蓴藧ls瑟f瑟藞ke瑟蕛蓹n), nounfalsifier, noun

Word Origin for falsify

C15: from Old French falsifier, from Late Latin falsific膩re, from Latin falsus false + facere to make
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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