Definition of falsify
- the accounts were falsified to conceal a theft
He was caught falsifying financial accounts.
taking that statement completely out of context essentially falsifies it, whether that's your intention or not
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give the lie to;
: to make (something) false : to change (something) in order to make people believe something that is not true
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