not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
"gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery"
arising from error
"a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation"
erroneous and usually accidental
"a false start"; "a false alarm"
inappropriate to reality or facts
"delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated(adj)
not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
"it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide"
designed to deceive
"a suitcase with a false bottom"
false, off-key, sour(adj)
inaccurate in pitch
"a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
off-key, fake, saturnine, turned, mistaken, imitation, sour, delusive, fictive, morose, simulated, put on, dark, off, moody, assumed, rancid, dour, sullen, faux, fictitious, sham, glowering, pretended, glum, untrue
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(adj)
adopted in order to deceive
"an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful
"a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue"
faithlessly, traitorously, treacherously, treasonably, false(adverb)
in a disloyal and faithless manner
"he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false"
Untrue, not factual, factually incorrect.
Based on factually incorrect premises: false legislation
Spurious, artificial (as in false teeth).
A state in Boolean logic that indicates a negative result.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two,"
Shakespeare1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.
absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, inconclusive, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild
certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
spurious, forged, counterfeit, sham, supposititious, unauthentic, bogus, feigned, fallacious, make believe, hypocritical, assumed, pseudo, sophistical, untenable, unveracious, dishonest, erroneous, untruthful, disloyal, perfidious, traitorous, disingenuous, insincere, recreant, faithless, unfaithful
List of paraphrases:
fake, untrue, wrong, bogus, spurious, forged, counterfeit, incorrect, erroneous, phony, fraudulent, inaccurate, mistaken, phoney, faux, misleading, disingenuous, untruthful, fallacious, sham, dummy, scythe, trumped-up, fictitious, misguided, incidental, deceptive, forgery, fakes, flawed, mock
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How to use false in a sentence?
There are a number of things that she said that are just false based on the investigation Mr. Comey conducted relative to her testimony under oath to us last October.
Instead of stating you can be a good Australian and a good Muslim at the same time, he’s somehow throwing Islam under the bus and that’s where he got in trouble, muslims around the world follow sharia law every day of their lives when they pray, when they fast. There is no inherent conflict being a law-abiding Australian or American and practicing Islam. That’s a false premise.
The whistleblower should be revealed because the whistleblower gave false information.
Anybody that knows this man knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that Elons accusations were false.
It does take time to investigate the companies, but in these cases, the affidavits... say the companies knowingly and willfully hired people who were undocumented or the documents they were producing were false.
Translations for false
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- фалшив, неверен, грешен, изкуственBulgarian
- fals, incorrecte, artificial, postísCatalan, Valencian
- nepravdivý, imitovaný, nepravý, falešný, umělýCzech
- anwir, anghywir, gau, ffugWelsh
- falsk, kunstigDanish
- falsch, unecht, unwahrGerman
- ψευδής, πλαστός, κίβδηλος, νόθοςGreek
- falso, postizoSpanish
- petollinen, epälojaali, väärä, kelvoton, valheellinen, vale-, perusteeton, teko, vale, epärehellinen, epävireinen, virheellinen, falski, väliaikainen, epätosi, keinotekoinen, keino-Finnish
- faux, incorrect, artificielFrench
- bréige, bréag-, falsa, bréagachIrish
- breugach, fuadain, meallta, mealltachScottish Gaelic
- תותבת, שקרי, לא נכון, מזוייף, תותבHebrew
- झूठा, खोटाHindi
- hamis, mű-Hungarian
- սխալ, կեղծArmenian
- buatan, salahIndonesian
- errato, bugiardo, falso, posticcio, fintoItalian
- 虚偽, 偽のJapanese
- жаңылыш, арамза, ката, жасалмаKyrgyz
- falsus, mendaxLatin
- klaidingas, dirbtinis, netikras, neteisingasLithuanian
- mākslīgs, nepareizs, viltots, kļūdainsLatvian
- palsu, salahMalay
- vals, onecht, fout, onwaar, onjuistDutch
- fałszywy, nieprawdziwy, sztucznyPolish
- falso, artificial, erradoPortuguese
- contrafăcut, neadevăr, fals, artificialRomanian
- фальшивый, ложный, неправильныйRussian
- अशुद्ध, असत्यSanskrit
- osann, konstgjord, falsk, falsktSwedish
- yanlış, yalan, yapay, sahteTurkish
- کھوٹا, جھوٹھا, غلطUrdu
- dobik, neveratikVolapük
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