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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fawl-suh-fahy]
    • /ˈfɔl sə faɪ/
    • /ˈfɒl.sɪ.faɪ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fawl-suh-fahy]
    • /ˈfɔl sə faɪ/

Definitions of falsified word

  • verb with object falsified to make false or incorrect, especially so as to deceive: to falsify income-tax reports. 1
  • verb with object falsified to alter fraudulently. 1
  • verb with object falsified to represent falsely: He falsified the history of his family to conceal his humble origins. 1
  • verb with object falsified to show or prove to be false; disprove: to falsify a theory. 1
  • verb without object falsified to make false statements. 1
  • noun falsified Demonstrated to be false. 1

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Origin of falsified

First appearance:

before 1400
One of the 24% oldest English words
1400-50; late Middle English falsifien < Middle French falsifier < Late Latin falsificāre. See false, -ify

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Parts of speech for Falsified


falsified popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 55% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

falsified usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for falsified

adj falsified

  • apocryphal — An apocryphal story is one which is probably not true or did not happen, but which may give a true picture of someone or something.
  • pseudepigrapha — certain writings (other than the canonical books and the Apocrypha) professing to be Biblical in character.
  • pseudology — lying considered as an art.

adjective falsified

  • fabricated — to make by art or skill and labor; construct: The finest craftspeople fabricated this clock.
  • forged — to form by heating and hammering; beat into shape.
  • untrue — not true, as to a person or a cause, to fact, or to a standard.
  • counterfeit — Counterfeit money, goods, or documents are not genuine, but have been made to look exactly like genuine ones in order to deceive people.
  • false — not true or correct; erroneous: a false statement.

Antonyms for falsified

adjective falsified

  • true — being in accordance with the actual state or conditions; conforming to reality or fact; not false: a true story.

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