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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- The phrase false god is a derogatory term used in Abrahamic religions to indicate cult images or deities of non-Abrahamic, Pagan religions – as well as...
- In sports, a false start is a disallowed start, usually due to a movement by a parti****nt before (or in some cases after) being signaled or otherwise...
- In fiction, a false protagonist is a literary technique, often used to make the plot more jarring or more memorable by fooling the audience's preconceptions...
- 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...