Definition of falsify
falsifiabilityplay \ˌfȯl-sə-ˌfī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
falsifiableplay \ˌfȯl-sə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
falsificationplay \ˌfȯl-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun
falsifierplay \ˈfȯl-sə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun
Examples of falsify in a sentence
He was caught falsifying financial accounts.
taking that statement completely out of context essentially falsifies it, whether that's your intention or not
Origin and Etymology of falsify
Middle English falsifien, from Medieval French falsifier, from Medieval Latin falsificare, from Latin falsus
First Known Use: 15th century
FALSIFY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of falsify for English Language Learners
: to make (something) false : to change (something) in order to make people believe something that is not true
FALSIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of falsify for Students
: to change in order to deceive They were caught falsifying their records.
Legal Definition of falsify
: to make false: as a : to make (as a document) false by mutilation, alteration, or addition the motel clerk had falsified the records — M. A. Kelly b : to report (as information) falsely the informant falsified his testimony
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