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
Synonyms for falsify
Related Words for falsifycontravene, pervert, exaggerate, contradict, misstate, distort, deceive, fake, forge, counterfeit, traverse, color, twist, prevaricate, lie, doctor, equivocate, gloss, fib, change
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To ignore it, and it is too commonly ignored, is to falsify every issue.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
To do that would be to falsify history and disregard the artistic canons.Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer
Cyrus Townsend Brady
What motive could any of us have had to mislead or falsify the history of the war.A Military Genius
Sarah Ellen Blackwell
But we must not falsify observation to avoid theoretical difficulties.The Analysis of Mind
To forget it, and it is commonly forgotten, is to falsify every issue.First and Last Things
H. G. Wells
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
Word Origin 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.