HyperDic: falsification

English > 4 senses of the word falsification:
NOUNcognitionfalsification, disproof, refutationany evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something
actfalsification, misrepresentationa willful perversion of facts
actfalsification, falsehoodthe act of rendering something false / false / false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting
actfalsification, falsifying, disproof, refutation, refutalthe act of determining that something is false / false / false / false / false
falsification > pronunciation
Soundsfae.lsahfahkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > falsification: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAny evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something.
Synonymsdisproof, refutation
Narrowerconfutationevidence that refutes conclusively
counterexamplerefutation by example
reductio ad absurdum, reductio(reduction to the absurd) a disproof by showing that the consequences of the proposition are absurd
Broaderevidence, groundsYour basis for belief or disbelief
Spanishimpugnación, refutación
Verbsfalsifyprove false
English > falsification: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA willful perversion of facts.
Synonymmisrepresentation
Narrowerdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twistingThe act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
equivocation, tergiversationfalsification by means of vague or ambiguous language
lying, prevarication, fabricationThe deliberate act of deviating from the truth
Broaderwrongdoing, wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reusActivity that transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishdesfiguración, falsedad, falsificación
Catalanfalsedat, falsificació
Verbsfalsifyfalsify / falsify / falsify / falsify knowingly
falsifyinsert words into texts, often falsifying / falsifying / falsifying it thereby
falsifymake false by mutilation or addition
falsifytamper, with the purpose of deception
English > falsification: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of rendering something false / false / false as by fraudulent changes (of documents or measures etc.) or counterfeiting.
Synonymfalsehood
Narrowerforgerycriminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
frame-up, setupAn act that incriminates someone on a false / false / false charge
sophisticationfalsification by the use of sophistry
Broaderdishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
Verbsfalsifytamper, with the purpose of deception
English > falsification: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of determining that something is false / false / false / false / false.
Synonymsfalsifying, disproof, refutation, refutal
Broaderdetermination, findingThe act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
Spanishconfutación, falsificación, refutal
Catalanconfutació, desaprovació, refutal

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