Adjective "False" Definition and Examples




    1. not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement.

    2. uttering or declaring what is untrue: a false witness.

    3. not faithful or loyal; treacherous: a false friend.

    4. tending to deceive or mislead; deceptive: a false impression.

    5. not genuine; counterfeit.

    6. based on mistaken, erroneous, or inconsistent impressions, ideas, or facts: false pride.

    7. used as a substitute or supplement, especially temporarily: false supports for a bridge. 8


    "claims can be false in respects."

    "campaigns can be false from starts."

    "appearances can be false of objects."

    "victors can be false on sides."

    "theories can be false to facts."

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