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Synonyms for false

Synonyms for (adjective) false

Synonyms: false, untrue Definition: (used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful Usage: a false friend; when lovers prove untrue

Similar words: inconstant Definition: likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable Usage: inconstant affections; an inconstant lover; swear not by...the inconstant moon- Shakespeare

Synonyms: false, mistaken Definition: arising from error Usage: a false assumption; a mistaken view of the situation

Similar words: wrong, incorrect Definition: not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth Usage: an incorrect calculation; the report in the paper is wrong; your information is wrong; the clock showed the wrong time; found themselves on the wrong road; based on the wrong assumptions

Synonyms: assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, sham, put on, pretended Definition: adopted in order to deceive Usage: an assumed name; an assumed cheerfulness; a fictitious address; fictive sympathy; a pretended interest; a put-on childish voice; sham modesty

Similar words: imitative, counterfeit Definition: not genuine; imitating something superior Usage: counterfeit emotion; counterfeit money; counterfeit works of art; a counterfeit prince

Synonyms: off-key, false, sour Definition: inaccurate in pitch Usage: a false (or sour) note; her singing was off key

Similar words: unharmonious, inharmonious Definition: not in harmony

Synonyms: false Definition: designed to deceive Usage: a suitcase with a false bottom

Similar words: dishonest, dishonorable Definition: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

Synonyms: fake, false, faux, simulated, imitation Definition: not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article Usage: it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur; faux pearls; false teeth; decorated with imitation palm leaves; a purse of simulated alligator hide

Similar words: unreal, artificial Definition: contrived by art rather than nature Usage: artificial flowers; artificial flavoring; an artificial diamond; artificial fibers; artificial sweeteners

Synonyms: delusive, false Definition: inappropriate to reality or facts Usage: delusive faith in a wonder drug; delusive expectations; false hopes

Similar words: unrealistic Definition: not realistic Usage: unrealistic expectations; prices at unrealistic high levels

Synonyms: false Definition: deliberately deceptive Usage: false pretenses

Similar words: insincere Definition: lacking sincerity Usage: a charming but thoroughly insincere woman; their praise was extravagant and insincere

Synonyms: false Definition: not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality Usage: gave false testimony under oath; false tales of bravery

Similar words: mendacious Definition: intentionally untrue Usage: a mendacious statement

Similar words: specious, spurious Definition: plausible but false Usage: a specious claim; spurious inferences

Similar words: trumped-up Definition: concocted with intent to deceive Usage: trumped-up charges

Similar words: untrue Definition: not according with the facts Usage: unfortunately the statement was simply untrue

Synonyms: false Definition: erroneous and usually accidental Usage: a false start; a false alarm

Similar words: invalid Definition: having no cogency or legal force Usage: invalid reasoning; an invalid driver's license