1. [ verb ] make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Synonyms: distort warp garble
Related terms: misrepresent mangle deflection falsehood distortion falsifier distortion misrepresentaation
2. [ verb ] falsify knowingly

"She falsified the records"

Related terms: correct change_by_reversal falsifier misrepresentaation
3. [ verb ] prove false

"Falsify a claim"

Related terms: disprove disproof
4. [ verb ] fake or falsify
Synonyms: manipulate fake cook wangle misrepresent fudge

"Fudge the figures" "cook the books" "falsify the data"

Related terms: cheat juggle fabricate fake imposter misrepresentation falsifier misrepresentaation falsification fakery
5. [ verb ] (writing) insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
Synonyms: alter interpolate
Related terms: edit interjection misrepresentaation
Similar spelling:   falsifying