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false

 
pronunciation:
fawls
part of speech: adjective
inflections: falser, falsest
definition 1: not true or not correct.
"The world is flat" is a false statement.
synonyms:
incorrect, untrue, wrong
antonyms:
correct, true
similar words:
inaccurate, mistaken
definition 2: purposely not true or honest.
The bully tells false stories to make himself look tough.
synonyms:
untrue
antonyms:
truthful
similar words:
dishonest
definition 3: not real; fake or artificial.
George Washington had false teeth made of wood.
synonyms:
fake
antonyms:
natural, real, sincere
similar words:
counterfeit, imitation, mock, synthetic
derivations: falsely (adv.), falseness (n.)