False synonyms

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Given to telling untruths; likely to tell lies
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The definition of deceitful is someone or something intentionally untruthful or intended to mislead.
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Of or involving treason; treasonable
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Of or like fiction; imaginary
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(Philately) Of a totally fictitious issue printed for collectors, often issued on behalf of a non-existent territory or country (not to be confused with forgery, which is an illegitimate copy of a genuine stamp).
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Exhibiting treachery.
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Purporting to be representative without actually being.
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Imaginary; conjured in someone's imagination, especially when imagined by a child
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Dishonest or reprehensible:
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(Of a statement etc) false or untrue
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The definition of inaccurate is something incorrect or wrong.
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Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
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Seeming to be good, sound, correct, logical, etc. without really being so; plausible but not genuine
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Alternative spelling of false-hearted.
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Not trustworthy; dubious or fallacious:
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Having existence only in the imagination; unreal.
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With cosmetics applied
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Said of things
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(Obs.) Changed from a sound condition to an unsound one; spoiled; contaminated; rotten
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The definition of lying is not telling the truth.
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Having or showing little or no honor, courage, or decency; mean; ignoble; contemptible
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Being a hypocrite:
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Duplicitous or deceitful; treacherous.
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Having the characteristics of a knave; mischievous, roguish, waggish, rascally or impertinent
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Dishonest; unscrupulous
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Of or like a rascal; base; dishonest; mean
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Like or befitting a scoundrel.
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Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
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Having the nature of or resulting from malice; deliberately harmful; spiteful:
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(Archaic) For sale; available for purchase.
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The definition of underhanded is sneaky or deceitful.
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Having lied under oath; perjured.
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Not scrupulous; not restrained by ideas of right and wrong; unprincipled
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Causing or deserving dishonor; not honorable; shameful; disgraceful
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Very bad, disagreeable, or objectionable
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Relating to, constituting, or involving treason:
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Given to, engaging in, or promoting sedition.
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Said of persons
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Habitually phony or dishonest:
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Having two faces or plane surfaces
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Deviating from a standard; not straight, even, level, or exact.
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(With a copula verb, often with about) Having an incorrect belief.
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The definition of apocryphal is something that may or may not be true or genuine.
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Tending to indulge in fancy:
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Deceiving or intended to deceive
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Improper; inappropriate:
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Quibbling; sophistical; specious
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Alternative form of Jesuitic.
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Tending to delude.
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Illusory.
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Not well; weak and sickly; infirm
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Done or obtained by fraud
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Fradulently devised; fabricated:
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Said of statements or supposed facts
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Suspicious; inspiring doubt.
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Said of statements or supposed facts
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Not genuine; fake:
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The definition of counterfeit is fake or made in imitation.
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Manmade; produced by humans rather than nature
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Not natural or genuine; artificial or contrived:
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Produced artificially rather than by a natural process.
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Taken up or used so as to deceive; pretended:
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(Slang) So remarkable as to elicit disbelief; fantastic.
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Said of things
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Said of things
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Fabricated by forging or at a forge, by working hot metal
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Supposed; alleged:
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Said of things
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Made in resemblance of or as a substitute for another.
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The definition of an imitation is something that is made to look like something else.
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Without life
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The definition of pseudo is someone or something fake, false or pretend.
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(Of a sound) Distant, eerie; echoing, reverberating, as if in a hollow space; dull, muffled; often low-pitched.
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Imitation, not genuine (mock turtle soup, mock leather); fake
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Pretended; simulated; sham
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The definition of contrived is something that seems made-up or forced, or that doesn't ring true.
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(South African) Of or belonging to a population grouping made up of persons of mixed racial descent or of certain other nonwhite descent, especially as distinguished during apartheid from blacks, Asians, or whites.
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Said of things
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Made inferior, impure, etc. by adulterating
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Overlaid or coated with a metal, esp. a precious one, by a plating process
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Commonly called:
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Tastelessly gaudy; superficially attractive but having in reality no value or substance; falsely alluring.
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The definition of fake is someone or something that is not genuine.
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The definition of ersatz is a substitute or synthetic.
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Not genuine or real; sham or counterfeit:
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Said of things
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Made merely to sell; cheap and flashy
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Disabled; malfunctioning:
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(Slightly dated) Slightly unwell (mainly in to feel queer).
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Having faith
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Deserving or winning honor and respect:
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In exact or careful conformity to truth; the result of care or pains; free from failure, error, or defect; exact; as, an accurate calculator; an accurate measure; accurate expression, knowledge, etc.
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With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
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Of a religion, church etc.: formally recognized by a state as being official within that area.
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Free of pretense, falsehood, or affectation:
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Belonging to, or proceeding from the original stock; native; hence, not counterfeit, spurious, false, or adulterated; authentic; real; natural; true; pure.
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(Law) Executed in a manner so as to produce legal effectiveness:
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Running contrary to the facts:
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Containing or based on a fallacy:
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Started on the way.
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Not safe and secure financially
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Without logic; senseless.
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Substituted with intent to deceive or defraud; spurious; counterfeit
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Not keeping faith; dishonest; disloyal
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Of, pertaining to, or representing perfidy; disloyal to what should command one's fidelity or allegiance.
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Cowardly; craven
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Failing to observe the terms of a vow, promise, understanding, etc., or false to allegiance or duty; faithless; disloyal
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Not true to duty or obligation
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Managing for an owner; acting as trustee
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Of, relating to, or being fiction; fictional.
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Assumed or feigned
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(Music) pitched inaccurately either above or below the correct note
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(Of soil) Excessively acidic and thus infertile.
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The definition of faux is something that is not real or something that is an imitation.
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in a disloyal and faithless manner
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in a disloyal and faithless manner
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in a disloyal and faithless manner
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The definition of dishonest is a person who cheats or lies.
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Pertaining to a sophist or sophistry.
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Said of statements or supposed facts
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That is not truly the designated thing but that closely resembles it
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in a disloyal and faithless manner
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Synonym Study

  • Fake is a less formal term for any person or thing that is not genuine a fake doctor, chimney, etc. See also syn. study at faithless.
  • Counterfeit and the colloquial bogus apply to a very careful imitation and always imply intent to deceive or defraud counterfeit, or bogus, money
  • Sham refers to an imitation or simulation of something and usually connotes intent to deceive sham piety
  • False , in this comparison, refers to anything that is not in essence that which it purports to be and may or may not connote deliberate deception false hair, false eyelashes
Find another word for false. In this page you can discover 144 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for false, like: untruthful, deceitful, traitorous, fictitious, bogus, treacherous, misrepresentative, make-believe, shoddy, malevolent and mendacious.