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) Lie or falsehood, a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement Falsity or falsehood, in law...
- In psychology, a false memory is a phenomenon where a person recalls something that did not happen or recall it differently from the way it actually happened...
- In medical testing, and more generally in binary cl****ification, a false positive is an error in data reporting in which a test result improperly indicates...
- In religion, a false prophet is one who falsely claims the gift of prophecy or divine inspiration, or to speak for God, or who makes such claims for evil...
- 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...
- The generic name False Dmitry (also Pseudo-Demetrius, Russian: Лжедмитрий, Lžedmitrij) refers to various pretenders to the Russian throne during the Time...
- A false flag is a covert operation designed to deceive; the deception creates the appearance of a particular party, group, or nation being responsible...
- False pregnancy is the appearance of clinical or subclinical signs and symptoms ****ociated with pregnancy when the woman is not actually pregnant. False...
- A false dilemma (or sometimes called false dichotomy) is a type of informal fallacy in which a statement falsely claims an "either/or" situation, when...
- 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...
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