Synonyms for (verb) falsify

Synonyms: falsify, alter, interpolate

Definition: insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby

Similar words: edit, redact

Definition: prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting

Usage: Edit a book on lexical semantics; she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages


Synonyms: falsify

Definition: falsify knowingly

Usage: She falsified the records

Similar words: turn, change by reversal, reverse

Definition: change to the contrary

Usage: The trend was reversed; the tides turned against him; public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern


Synonyms: falsify

Definition: prove false

Usage: Falsify a claim

Similar words: confute, disprove

Definition: prove to be false

Usage: The physicist disproved his colleagues' theories


Synonyms: falsify, garble, warp, distort

Definition: make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story

Similar words: belie, misrepresent

Definition: represent falsely

Usage: This statement misrepresents my intentions


Synonyms: fudge, fake, falsify, manipulate, cook, misrepresent, wangle

Definition: tamper, with the purpose of deception

Usage: Fudge the figures; cook the books; falsify the data

Similar words: cheat, chisel

Definition: engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

Usage: Who's chiseling on the side?