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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