false : Definition, Usages, News and More
- a not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
gave false testimony under oath
false tales of bravery
- s arising from error
a false assumption
- s erroneous and usually accidental
a false start
a false alarm
- s deliberately deceptive
- s inappropriate to reality or facts
- s not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur"
- s designed to deceive
a suitcase with a false bottom
- s inaccurate in pitch
a false (or sour) note
- s adopted in order to deceive
- s (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful
a false friend
- r in a disloyal and faithless manner
his wife played him false
- It is false that that which is false is true.
- The false and misleading statements made by William Jefferson Clinton were repeated by the witnesses to the grand jury, causing the grand jury to receive false and misleading .
- A false statement to a federal judge in order to prevent relevant questioning is an obstruction of the judicial process.
- Barack Obama in Belfast Telegraph
On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn out dogmas, that for far too long have strangled our politics,said Obama.
- Lance Armstrong in Mirror.co.uk
Armstrong's official site lancearmstrong.com said: "Yesterday's Wall Street Journal is full of false accusations and more of the same old news from Floyd Landis, a person with zero credibility and an established pattern of recanting tomorrow what he...
- Marion Jones in Washington Post
It is with a great amount of shame I stand before you and tell you I have betrayed your trust,Jones said. "Making these false statements to federal agents was an incredibly stupid thing to do. . . . I have no one to blame but myself for...