"Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
deliver to an enemy by treachery
"Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake
"His sense of smell failed him this time"; "His strength finally failed him"; "His children failed him in the crisis"
bomb, stag, conk out, deceive, fail, flunk, miscarry, sell, go bad, bewray, snitch, give way, flush it, lead astray, cheat, shit, give away, grass, neglect, break, wander, give out, shop, go, go wrong, die, run out, break down, denounce, cuckold, tell on, cheat on, rat
cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander(verb)
be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
"She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
roll, vagabond, shaft, stag, wind, meander, ramble, thread, chicane, screw, deceive, range, fail, stray, sell, bewray, chouse, snitch, lead astray, roam, cheat, shit, give away, grass, wander, rip off, shop, chisel, cast, divagate, weave, digress, jockey, swan, tramp, rove, denounce, cuckold, drift, tell on, cheat on, rat
denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag(verb)
give away information about somebody
"He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
thieve, cop, hook, buy at, stag, let on, mark, stool, reveal, spy, disclose, deceive, expose, defecate, fail, take a shit, frequent, sell, browse, bewray, snoop, snitch, make, brand, fink, lead astray, ca-ca, cheat, shit, give away, grass, break, wander, sleuth, sponsor, crap, shop, glom, grass over, divulge, stigmatize, patronise, shop at, stigmatise, knock off, blackleg, bring out, take a crap, denounce, cuckold, unwrap, patronize, tell on, cheat on, discover, scab, rat, let out
deceive, betray, lead astray(verb)
cause someone to believe an untruth
"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
cuckold, cheat on, lead astray, misguide, grass, bewray, deceive, delude, give away, lead on, shit, stag, shop, cozen, mislead, misdirect, wander, rat, cheat, denounce, tell on, snitch, sell, fail, lead off
English Synonyms and Antonyms
admit, advertise, avow, confess, disclose, discover, disinter, divulge, exhibit, exhume, expose, lay bare, lay open, make known, reveal, manifest, promulgate, publish, raise, show, tell, uncover, unmask, unveil
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How to use betray in a sentence?
They are going to undo that Pandora's box and they don't know what is going to come out, betray them and then say we are going to have another election or another vote? People will just not bother. It will cause problems for the next twenty years.
I need not fear my enemies because the most they can do is attack me. I need not fear my friends because the most they can do is betray me. But I have much to fear from people who are indifferent.
Trust thyself only, and another shall not betray thee.
There are many kinds of smiles, each having a distinct character. Some announce goodness, and sweetness, others betray sarcasm, bitterness, and pride; some soften the countenance by their languishing tenderness, others brighten by their spiritual vivacity.
One cannot demand of a scholar that he show himself a scholar everywhere in society, but the whole tenor of his behavior must none the less betray the thinker, he must always be instructive, his way of judging a thing must even in the smallest matters be such that people can see what it will amount to when, quietly and self-collected, he puts this power to scholarly use.
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- здра́джваць, здра́дзіцьBelarusian
- предава́м, изневерявам, измамвам, разкривамBulgarian
- trairCatalan, Valencian
- خیانت کردنPersian
- kavaltaa, pettää, paljastaa, vietelläFinnish
- rivelare, tradire, consegnareItalian
- 反逆, 裏切る, 売るJapanese
- 배반하다, 배신하다Korean
- trādō, prodoLatin
- verspreken, bedriegen, verraden, onthullenDutch
- zdradzić, wydaćPolish
- trair, revelarPortuguese
- trăda, descoperi, afla, a îndruma greșit, a induce în eroareRomanian
- вы́дать, выдава́ть, преда́ть, предава́тьRussian
- zalutati, izdajnički, zavesti, ìzdati, izdajstvo, odati, obelodaniti, ѝздати, pronaćiSerbo-Croatian
- bedraga, bedra, vilseleda, förrådaSwedish
- ele vermek, ihanet etmekTurkish
- зра́дити, зра́джуватиUkrainian
- دھوکہ دیناUrdu
- phản bội, bội phảnVietnamese
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