falsify

[Fal┬Ěsi*fy]

To falsify is to alter or mangle something, like a message or document, in a way that distorts the meaning.

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To make false; to represent falsely.

Verb
insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Verb
falsify knowingly; "She falsified the records"

Verb
prove false; "Falsify a claim"

Verb
make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Verb
fake or falsify; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"

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a.
To make false; to represent falsely.

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To counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin.

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To prove to be false, or untrustworthy; to confute; to disprove; to nullify; to make to appear false.

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To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

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To baffle or escape; as, to falsify a blow.

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To avoid or defeat; to prove false, as a judgment.

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To show, in accounting, (an inem of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong.

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To make false by multilation or addition; to tamper with; as, to falsify a record or document.

v. i.
To tell lies; to violate the truth.


Falsify

Fal"si*fy , v. t. [imp. & p. p. Falsified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Falsifying.] [L. falsus false + -ly: cf. F. falsifier. See False, a.] 1. To make false; to represent falsely.
The Irish bards use to forge and falsify everything as they list, to please or displease any man.
2. To counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin. 3. To prove to be false, or untrustworthy; to confute; to disprove; to nullify; to make to appear false.
By how much better than my word I am, By so much shall I falsify men's hope.
Jews and Pagans united all their endeavors, under Julian the apostate, to baffie and falsify the prediction.
4. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word. Sir P. Sidney. 5. To baffie or escape; as, to falsify a blow. Bulter. 6. (Law) To avoid or defeat; to prove false, as a judgment. Blackstone. 7. (Equity) To show, in accounting, (an inem of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong. Story. Daniell. 8. To make false by multilation or addition; to tamper with; as, to falsify a record or document.

Falsify

Fal"si*fy, v. i. To tell lies; to violate the truth.
It is absolutely and universally unlawful to lie and falsify.
South.

To make false; to represent falsely.

To tell lies; to violate the truth.

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