Definition of False. Meaning of False. Synonyms of False

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Definition of False

False
False False, adv. Not truly; not honestly; falsely. ``You play me false.' --Shak.
False
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

- False or falsehood may refer to: False (logic), the negation of truth in classical logic Lie or falsehood, a type of deception in the form of an untruthful...
- 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 accusation is a claim or allegation of wrongdoing that is untrue and/or otherwise unsupported by facts. False accusations are also known as groundless...
- 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 false gharial (Tomistoma schlegelii), also known by the names Malayan gharial, Sunda gharial and tomistoma is native to Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo...
- 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 equivalence is a logical fallacy in which an equivalence is drawn between two subjects based on flawed or false reasoning. This fallacy is categorized...
- False color (or pseudo color) refers to a group of color rendering methods used to display images in color which were recorded in the visible or non-visible...
- False imprisonment or unlawful imprisonment occurs when a person intentionally restricts another person’s movement within any area without legal authority...