Definition of False. Meaning of False. Synonyms of False

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Definition of False

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False False, adv. Not truly; not honestly; falsely. ``You play me false.' --Shak.
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False False, v. t. [L. falsare to falsify, fr. falsus: cf. F. fausser. See False, a.] 1. To report falsely; to falsify. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. To betray; to falsify. [Obs.] [He] hath his truthe falsed in this wise. --Chaucer. 3. To mislead by want of truth; to deceive. [Obs.] In his falsed fancy. --Spenser. 4. To feign; to pretend to make. [Obs.] ``And falsed oft his blows.' --Spenser.

Meaning of False from wikipedia

- Look up FALSE, false, or falsehood in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. False or falsehood may refer to: False (logic), the negation of truth in classical...
- A false positive is an error in binary classification in which a test result incorrectly indicates the presence of a condition (such as a disease when...
- In psychology, a false memory is a phenomenon where someone recalls something that did not happen or recalls it differently from the way it actually happened...
- A false flag operation is an act committed with the intent of disguising the actual source of responsibility and pinning blame on another party. The term...
- False imprisonment or unlawful imprisonment occurs when a person intentionally restricts another person’s movement within any area without legal authority...
- In religion, a false prophet is a person who falsely claims the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, or to speak for God, or who makes such claims...
- A false dilemma, also referred to as false dichotomy, is an informal fallacy based on a premise that erroneously limits what options are available. The...
- The generic name False Dmitry (also Pseudo-Demetrius, Russian: Лжедмитрий, Lžedmitrij) refers to various impostors who p****ed themselves off as the deceased...
- A false premise is an incorrect proposition that forms the basis of an argument or syllogism. Since the premise (proposition, or ****umption) is not correct...
- A false awakening is a vivid and convincing dream about awakening from sleep, while the dreamer in reality continues to sleep. After a false awakening...