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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.
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falsify

(ˈfɔːlsɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to make (a report, evidence, accounts, etc) false or inaccurate by alteration, esp in order to deceive
2. to prove false; disprove
[C15: from Old French falsifier, from Late Latin falsificāre, from Latin falsus false + facere to make]
ˈfalsiˌfiable adj
falsification n
ˈfalsiˌfier n
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fal•si•fy

(ˈfɔl sə faɪ)

v. -fied, -fy•ing. v.t.
1. to make false or incorrect, esp. so as to deceive: to falsify income-tax reports.
2. to fashion or alter fraudulently: to falsify a signature.
3. to represent falsely: to falsify one's family history.
4. to show or prove to be false; disprove; confute.
v.i.
5. to make false statements.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Middle French falsifier < Late Latin falsificāre]
fal′si•fi`a•ble, adj.
fal•si•fi•ca•tion (ˈfɔl sə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən) n.
fal′si•fi`er, n.
syn: See misrepresent.
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falsify


Past participle: falsified
Gerund: falsifying

Imperative
falsify
falsify
Present
I falsify
you falsify
he/she/it falsifies
we falsify
you falsify
they falsify
Preterite
I falsified
you falsified
he/she/it falsified
we falsified
you falsified
they falsified
Present Continuous
I am falsifying
you are falsifying
he/she/it is falsifying
we are falsifying
you are falsifying
they are falsifying
Present Perfect
I have falsified
you have falsified
he/she/it has falsified
we have falsified
you have falsified
they have falsified
Past Continuous
I was falsifying
you were falsifying
he/she/it was falsifying
we were falsifying
you were falsifying
they were falsifying
Past Perfect
I had falsified
you had falsified
he/she/it had falsified
we had falsified
you had falsified
they had falsified
Future
I will falsify
you will falsify
he/she/it will falsify
we will falsify
you will falsify
they will falsify
Future Perfect
I will have falsified
you will have falsified
he/she/it will have falsified
we will have falsified
you will have falsified
they will have falsified
Future Continuous
I will be falsifying
you will be falsifying
he/she/it will be falsifying
we will be falsifying
you will be falsifying
they will be falsifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been falsifying
you have been falsifying
he/she/it has been falsifying
we have been falsifying
you have been falsifying
they have been falsifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been falsifying
you will have been falsifying
he/she/it will have been falsifying
we will have been falsifying
you will have been falsifying
they will have been falsifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been falsifying
you had been falsifying
he/she/it had been falsifying
we had been falsifying
you had been falsifying
they had been falsifying
Conditional
I would falsify
you would falsify
he/she/it would falsify
we would falsify
you would falsify
they would falsify
Past Conditional
I would have falsified
you would have falsified
he/she/it would have falsified
we would have falsified
you would have falsified
they would have falsified
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.falsify - make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
murder, mutilate, mangle - alter so as to make unrecognizable; "The tourists murdered the French language"
misrepresent, belie - represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my intentions"
2.falsify - tamper, with the purpose of deception; "Fudge the figures"; "cook the books"; "falsify the data"
chisel, cheat - engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud; "Who's chiseling on the side?"
juggle - manipulate by or as if by moving around components; "juggle an account so as to hide a deficit"
3.falsify - prove false; "Falsify a claim"
confute, disprove - prove to be false; "The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories"
4.falsify - falsify knowingly; "She falsified the records"
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
correct, right, rectify - make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
5.falsify - insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
edit, redact - prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
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falsify

verb alter, forge, fake, tamper with, doctor, cook (slang), distort, pervert, belie, counterfeit, misrepresent, garble, misstate The charges against him include fraud, bribery, and falsifying business records.
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falsify

verb
1. To make untrue declarations:
Law: perjure.
2. To impart a false character to (something) by alteration:
3. To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly:
Idiom: give a false coloring to.
4. To make a fraudulent copy of:
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Translations
يُزَيِّف
padělat
forfalske
osoittaavääräväärentää
falsa
falsificaretaroccare
çarpıtmakdeğiştirmek

falsify

[ˈfɔːlsɪfaɪ] VT [+ document] → falsificar; [+ evidence] → falsificar, falsear; [+ accounts, figures] → falsear
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falsify

[ˈfɔːlsɪfaɪ] vt [+ records, documents, information, data] → falsifier; [+ accounts] → falsifier, maquiller
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falsify

vt
records, evidence, historyfälschen; reportentstellen; results, testsverfälschen
(= disprove)widerlegen, falsifizieren (spec)
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falsify

[ˈfɔːlsɪˌfaɪ] vtfalsificare; (figures) → alterare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
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