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Synonyms for falsify
ˈfɔl sə faɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. falsify, distort, garble, warp(verb)

    make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

    warp, buckle, wring, fudge, fake, strain, heave, misrepresent, tinge, twist, manipulate, color, wangle, alter, cook, distort, interpolate, deform, twine, garble, contort, colour

    correct, right, rectify

  2. fudge, manipulate, fake, falsify, cook, wangle, misrepresent(verb)

    tamper, with the purpose of deception

    "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

    warp, belie, circumvent, evade, ready, prepare, sidestep, cook, pull wires, fix, forge, manage, make, parry, dodge, finagle, fake, duck, alter, control, hedge, bullshit, put off, manipulate, bull, talk through one's hat, distort, garble, counterfeit, pull strings, elude, interpolate, wangle, keep in line, fudge, misrepresent, rig, skirt

    correct, right, rectify

  3. falsify(verb)

    prove false

    "Falsify a claim"

    garble, alter, misrepresent, distort, wangle, manipulate, interpolate, fudge, cook, fake, warp

    rectify, correct, right

  4. falsify(verb)

    falsify knowingly

    "She falsified the records"

    garble, alter, misrepresent, distort, wangle, manipulate, interpolate, fudge, cook, fake, warp

    rectify, right, correct

  5. interpolate, alter, falsify(verb)

    insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

    warp, fudge, interpolate, misrepresent, cook, alter, extrapolate, modify, vary, manipulate, spay, wangle, neuter, castrate, distort, garble, fake, change

    rectify, correct, right

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. falsify

    mistake, misinterpret, misrepresent, belie, betray, garble, cook

    verify, correct, rectify, certify, beck, justify, exhibit, publicate, expose, declare

Editors Contribution

  1. disconfirm

    show that a thing is not true

    finding fossil rabbits in the pre-cambrian would falsify the theory of evolution.

    Submitted by rinat on March 15, 2016  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. falsify(v. a.)

    belie, misrepresent, misstate, garble, represent falsely

  2. falsify(v. a.)

    disprove, prove to be false

  3. falsify(v. a.)

    violate, break by falsehood

  4. falsify(v. n.)

    lie, tell lies or falsehoods, violate the truth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    forge, tamper, spoof, counterfeit, fake

How to say falsify in sign language?

  1. falsify

Translations for falsify

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  • фалшифицирам, опровергавам, подправям, изопачавамBulgarian
  • falsificar, falsejarCatalan, Valencian
  • falsifizieren, widerlegenGerman
  • falsificarSpanish
  • tekeytyä, väärentää, paljastaa, [[osoittaa]] [[vääräksi]], väistää, pettää, teeskennelläFinnish
  • falsifierFrench
  • הפריךHebrew
  • vervalsenDutch
  • falsificar, falsearPortuguese
  • denatura, falsificaRomanian
  • подде́лать, опроверга́ть, подде́лывать, фальсифици́ровать, сфальсифици́ровать, искажа́ть, опрове́ргнуть, искази́тьRussian

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