untrue

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adjective un·true \-ˈtrü\

Definition of untrue

  1. 1 :  not faithful :  disloyal

  2. 2 :  not according with a standard of correctness :  not level or exact

  3. 3 :  not according with the facts :  false

untruly

play \-ˈtrü-lē\ adverb

Examples of untrue in a sentence

  1. He made untrue statements to the press.

  2. Her lover had been untrue.

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of untrue

before 12th century


UNTRUE Defined for English Language Learners

untrue

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adjective un·true \-ˈtrü\

Definition of untrue for English Language Learners

  • : not true

  • : not loyal to someone or something : not honest


UNTRUE Defined for Kids

untrue

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adjective un·true \ˌən-ˈtrü\

Definition of untrue for Students

  1. 1 :  not correct :  false

  2. 2 :  not faithful :  disloyal



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