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Meaning & Definition of False in English

English

False

/fɔls/

adjective

1. Not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

  • "Gave false testimony under oath"
  • "False tales of bravery"
    synonym:
  • false

2. Arising from error

  • "A false assumption"
  • "A mistaken view of the situation"
    synonym:
  • false
  • ,
  • mistaken

3. Erroneous and usually accidental

  • "A false start"
  • "A false alarm"
    synonym:
  • false

4. Deliberately deceptive

  • "False pretenses"
    synonym:
  • false

5. Inappropriate to reality or facts

  • "Delusive faith in a wonder drug"
  • "Delusive expectations"
  • "False hopes"
    synonym:
  • delusive
  • ,
  • false

6. Not genuine or real

  • Being an imitation of the genuine article
  • "It isn't fake anything
  • It's real synthetic fur"
  • "Faux pearls"
  • "False teeth"
  • "Decorated with imitation palm leaves"
  • "A purse of simulated alligator hide"
    synonym:
  • fake
  • ,
  • false
  • ,
  • faux
  • ,
  • imitation
  • ,
  • simulated

7. Designed to deceive

  • "A suitcase with a false bottom"
    synonym:
  • false

8. Inaccurate in pitch

  • "A false (or sour) note"
  • "Her singing was off key"
    synonym:
  • false
  • ,
  • off-key
  • ,
  • sour

9. Adopted in order to deceive

  • "An assumed name"
  • "An assumed cheerfulness"
  • "A fictitious address"
  • "Fictive sympathy"
  • "A pretended interest"
  • "A put-on childish voice"
  • "Sham modesty"
    synonym:
  • assumed
  • ,
  • false
  • ,
  • fictitious
  • ,
  • fictive
  • ,
  • pretended
  • ,
  • put on
  • ,
  • sham

10. (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection

  • Unfaithful
  • "A false friend"
  • "When lovers prove untrue"
    synonym:
  • false
  • ,
  • untrue

adverb

1. In a disloyal and faithless manner

  • "He behaved treacherously"
  • "His wife played him false"
    synonym:
  • faithlessly
  • ,
  • traitorously
  • ,
  • treacherously
  • ,
  • treasonably
  • ,
  • false

Examples of using

The more people believe in some theory, the more is the probability that it's false. He who is right is alone in most cases.
Every statement is false, so is this one!
The real reminiscences seemed to be an illusion while the false ones were so convincing that could replace the reality.