falsify falsify  /ˈfɔl sə ˌfaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
  2. (v) tamper, with the purpose of deception
  3. (v) prove false
  4. (v) falsify knowingly
  5. (v) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The cards could have photographs and hard-to-falsify identifying information like handprint or retina data that could be read by scanners at, say, airline counters.
  2. But the Osprey's real bugaboo is the amount of maintenance it requires, which is why Leberman ordered his troops to falsify records.

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Quotes

  1. "Mugabe cannot rig elections by himself," Mr. Tsvangirai said. "If someone tells you to falsify the results of the elections, ignore the instructions, because it is unlawful. Don't be used to do something shameful."
    on Mar 28, 2008 By: Morgan Tsvangirai Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "If average American citizens falsify tax documents, they are in a heap of trouble with the IRS and the federal government," Vitter said. "Public officials shouldn't be treated any differently when they falsify their financial information."
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: David Vitter Source: Forbes

  3. "This is the result of a deliberate strategy and policy," Rogge told reporters. "These are 17 cheats who will not falsify the competition."
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: Reuters

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