Falsify meaning

fôlsə-fī
To state untruthfully; misrepresent.
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To make untrue statements; lie.
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To prove or show to be untrue or unfounded.

To falsify their hopes.

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To tell falsehoods; lie.
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To alter so as to make false; to make incorrect.

To falsify a record or document.

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To prove to be false.
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To falsify coin.

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

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To declare or prove to be false.
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To make false.
  • To give an untrue or misleading account of; misrepresent.
  • To alter (a record, etc.) fraudulently.
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Origin of falsify

  • Middle English falsifien from Old French falsifier from Late Latin falsificāre Latin falsus false false Latin -ficāre -fy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French falsifier, from Late Latin falsificāre, present active infinitive of falsificō (“make false, corrupt, counterfeit, falsify”), from Latin falsificus, from falsus (“false”), corresponding to false +‎ -ify.

    From Wiktionary