verb (used with object), fal·si·fied, fal·si·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), fal·si·fied, fal·si·fy·ing.
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Origin of falsify
synonym study for falsify
OTHER WORDS FROM falsifyfal·si·fi·a·ble [fawl-suh-fahy-uh-buhl] /ˌfɔl səˈfaɪ ə bəl/ adjectivefal·si·fi·ca·tion [fawl-suh-fi-key-shuhn], /ˌfɔl sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/, nounfal·si·fi·er, nounun·fal·si·fied, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for falsify
Vox’s Brian Resnick has written extensively on “deep canvassing,” a tactic that was mired in controversy when Science retracted the initial 2014 study after the researcher was found to have falsified his data.Poll: College students are ready to call out people who don’t vote|Jerusalem Demsas|October 16, 2020|Vox
The frustration for theoretical ecologists is that, with thousands of disparate ecosystems around the globe, ecological theories can be hard to universally falsify.A Physicist’s Approach to Biology Brings Ecological Insights|Gabriel Popkin|October 13, 2020|Quanta Magazine
During that time, he reported only one of his hires to the board of overseers for falsifying invoices, commission records show.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip|October 6, 2020|ProPublica
Because Pirahã, according to Dan, would falsify that hypothesis.Talking Is Throwing Fictional Worlds at One Another - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Kevin Berger|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
We will permanently ban any pollster found to be falsifying data.
She helped falsify accounts and keep track of which clients were depositing or withdrawing money, but she did not testify.Bernie Madoff’s Five Little Helpers Are Going To Prison.|Allan Dodds Frank|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
If there were a law to punish those who adulterate or falsify "truth," our magistrates would be kept extremely busy.
I may equally charge controversial writers with fraud, when they falsify the words or arguments of an opponent.
But we must not falsify observation to avoid theoretical difficulties.The Analysis of Mind|Bertrand Russell
It may be added, that even the height of the boot-heels of young collegians of twenty-five would tend to falsify the average.
It will be curious if the result, as not unfrequently happens, should be such as to falsify both conclusions.