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Verb: falsify  'fol-su,fI [N. Amer], 'fól-si,fI or 'fol-su,fI [Brit]
  1. Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
    "They planned to falsify the message";
    - distort, garble, warp
  2. Tamper, with the purpose of deception
    "falsify the data";
    - fudge, manipulate, fake, cook [informal], wangle [informal], misrepresent, spoof [informal]
  3. Prove false
    "Falsify a claim"
  4. Falsify knowingly
    "She falsified the records"
  5. Insert words into texts, often falsifying it thereby
    - interpolate, alter

Derived forms: falsifies, falsifying, falsified

Type of: belie, change by reversal, cheat, chisel [informal], confute, disprove, edit, misrepresent, redact, reverse, turn

Antonym: correct

Encyclopedia: Falsify