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falsify

fal·si·fy

falsify

 
pronunciation:
fawl sih faI
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: falsified, falsifies, falsifying
definition 1: to make, or alter so as to make, untrue or inaccurate.
He falsified the documents.
synonyms:
cook, doctor, fabricate
similar words:
alter, concoct, distort, fake, fudge
definition 2: to make a false representation of; misrepresent.
synonyms:
distort, misrepresent
similar words:
fake
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to make untrue or inaccurate statements intentionally; lie.
synonyms:
lie, prevaricate
similar words:
fib
derivations: falsifiable (adj.), falsification (n.), falsifier (n.)
Word Parts
The word falsify contains the following part:
fall, fals Latin root that means to deceive
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