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(adj., adverb, adj.sat, noun)


There are 12 meanings of the word False.

How to pronounce false:


False - as an adjective

Not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

Example: "Gave false testimony under oath"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

False - as an adverb

In a disloyal and faithless manner

Example: "He behaved treacherously"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

False - as an adjective satellite

Arising from error

Example: "A false assumption"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Erroneous and usually accidental

Example: "A false start"

Deliberately deceptive

Example: "False pretenses"

Inappropriate to reality or facts

Example: "Delusive faith in a wonder drug"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article

Example: "It isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Designed to deceive

Example: "A suitcase with a false bottom"

Inaccurate in pitch

Example: "A false (or sour) note"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Adopted in order to deceive

Example: "An assumed name"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful

Example: "A false friend"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

False - as a noun

One of two options on a true-or-false test.

Example: "The student received a failing grade for circling every true and false on her quiz."

Example Sentences

"She accused him of making false promises."
"The witness gave false testimony during the trial."
"He was arrested for spreading false rumors."
"The news article contained false information."
"My initial assumption was proven false."
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Word Game Points

Is FALSE a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, false is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

FALSE has a SCRABBLE points total of 8.

Is FALSE a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, false is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
FALSE has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is FALSE a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, false is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
FALSE has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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