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falsify

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of falsify

  1. 1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of <taking that statement completely out of context essentially falsifies it, whether that's your intention or not> Synonyms bend, color, cook, distort, garble, fudge, misinterpret, misrelate, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, slant, twist, warpRelated Words misdescribe, misspeak, mistranslate; belie, camouflage, disguise, dissemble, gloss (over), mask, veil, whitewash; bowdlerize, censor; complicate, confound, confuse, mistake, mix (up); mystify, obscure; equivocate, fib, lie, palter, prevaricateNear Antonyms clarify, clear (up), explain, illuminate, illustrate, interpret, spell out; decipher

  2. 2 to prove to be false <telephone records falsified his claim that he wasn't home that night> Synonyms belie, confound, confute, debunk, disconfirm, discredit, disprove, rebut, refute, shoot downRelated Words overthrow, overturn; challenge, contest, query, question; doubt, mistrust; debate, discuss, hash (over), moot, talk overNear Antonyms document, evidence, evince, record, show, support, witness; back (up), buttress, corroborate, substantiate; adduce, attest, authenticate, certify, identify; demonstrate, display, illustrate, manifestAntonyms confirm, establish, prove, validate, verify


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