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fal·si·fy

 (fôl′sə-fī′)
v. fal·si·fied, fal·si·fy·ing, fal·si·fies
v.tr.
1. To state untruthfully; misrepresent.
2.
a. To make false by altering or adding to: falsify testimony.
b. To counterfeit; forge: falsify a visa.
3. To declare or prove to be false.
v.intr.
To make untrue statements; lie.

[Middle English falsifien, from Old French falsifier, from Late Latin falsificāre : Latin falsus, false; see false + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

fal′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
fal′si·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.falsification - any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
evidence, grounds - your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
reductio, reductio ad absurdum - (reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd; or a proof of a proposition by showing that its negation leads to a contradiction
confutation - evidence that refutes conclusively
counterexample - refutation by example
2.falsification - a willful perversion of factsfalsification - a willful perversion of facts  
actus reus, wrongful conduct, misconduct, wrongdoing - activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"
overrefinement, twisting, straining, torture, distortion - the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
tergiversation, equivocation - falsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
lying, prevarication, fabrication - the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
dissimulation, deception, dissembling, deceit - the act of deceiving
3.falsification - the act of rendering something false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
knavery, dishonesty - lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing
frame-up, setup - an act that incriminates someone on a false charge
sophistication - falsification by the use of sophistry; misleading by means of specious fallacies; "he practiced the art of sophistication upon reason"
forgery - criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
4.falsification - the act of determining that something is false
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"

falsification

noun misrepresentation, distortion, tampering with, forgery, deceit, perversion, adulteration, dissimulation recent concern about the falsification of evidence in court
Translations
تَزْييف، تَحْريف
padělek
forfalskning
võltsing
fölsun
çarpıtma

falsification

[ˌfɔːlsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nfalsificación f

falsification

[ˌfɔːlsɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] n [records, documents, information, data] → falsification f; [accounts] → falsification f, maquillage m

falsification

n
(Ver)fälschung f
(= disproving)Widerlegung f, → Falsifikation f (spec)

falsification

[ˌfɔːlsɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nfalsificazione f

false

(foːls) adjective
1. not true; not correct. He made a false statement to the police.
2. not genuine; intended to deceive. She has a false passport.
3. artificial. false teeth.
4. not loyal. false friends.
ˈfalsehood noun
(the telling of) a lie. She is incapable of (uttering a) falsehood.
ˈfalsify (-fӕi) verb
to make false. He falsified the accounts.
ˌfalsifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˈfalsity noun
false alarm
a warning of something which in fact does not happen.
false start
in a race, a start which is declared not valid and therefore has to be repeated.

fal·si·fi·ca·tion

n. falsificación, distorsión o alteración de un suceso u objeto.
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Because signatures are specifically linked to their respective electronic records, unauthorized copying or falsification is restricted.
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