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Definitions of betray:

  • verb:   deliver to an enemy by treachery
    Example: "The spy betrayed his country"
  • verb:   reveal unintentionally
    Example: "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
  • verb:   cause someone to believe an untruth
  • verb:   disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake
  • verb:   give away information about somebody
  • verb:   be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage



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