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Another word for false

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Adjective
  1. Devoid of truth

    See also:

    true

  2. Containing an error or errors

  3. Containing fundamental errors in reasoning

  4. Fraudulently or deceptively imitative

    See also:

    true

  5. Not true to duty or obligation

Another word for false

Modifier
  1. Said of persons

  2. Said of statements or supposed facts

  3. Said of things

Idioms:

    play someone false

  1. put in a false position

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