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Definitions of false:
  • adjective:   designed to deceive
    Example: "A suitcase with a false bottom"
  • adjective:   deliberately deceptive
    Example: "Hollow (or false) promises"
  • adjective:   not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    Example: "Gave false testimony under oath"
  • adjective:   erroneous and usually accidental
    Example: "A false start"
  • adjective:   (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful
    Example: "A false friend"
  • adjective:   arising from error
    Example: "A false assumption"
  • adjective:   inaccurate in pitch
    Example: "A false (or sour) note"
  • adjective:   not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article
    Example: "False teeth"
  • adjective:   inappropriate to reality or facts
    Example: "False hopes"
  • adjective:   adopted in order to deceive
  • adverb:   in a disloyal and faithless manner
    Example: "His wife played him false"

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See false used in context: 14 poetry verses, 182 Shakespeare works, 2 quotations, 51 Bible passages, 188 definitions

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