Antonyms for false:
correct, valid, actual, truthful, honest, true, reliable, logical, sincere, real, trustworthy, rational, upright, certain, faithful, authentic, precise, straight, reasonable, harmonious, genuine, right, tried and true, accurate, just.
Synonyms for false:
dummy, spurious, suppositious.
dishonest, hypocritical (adjective)
fake, counterfeit (adjective)
imposture, imitation, affected, forged, unnatural, histrionic, forced, stiff, stagy, mannered, overdone, artificial, fraudulent, deceitful, pretentious, theatrical, Impersonating, Masquerading, stilted, counterfeit, ostentatious, bogus, facade, ersatz, synthetic, studied, posing, mock, la-di-da, fake, showy.
wrong, made up (adjective)
delusive, untruthful, ersatz, distorted, incorrect, improper, erroneous, beguiling, deceitful, fictitious, mistaken, sham, fallacious, mendacious, specious, counterfactual, faulty, bogus, imaginary, phony, invalid, lying, unreal, unsound, misleading, spurious, apocryphal, dishonest, fake, fraudulent, Deceiving, inaccurate, untrue.
Sense 4 (noun)
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Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
dishonorable, incorrect, traitorously, sour, inconstant, fictitious, simulated, dishonest, insincere, inharmonious, unharmonious, mistaken, invalid, fictive, artificial, counterfeit, specious, sham, faithlessly, trumped-up, mendacious, off-key, imitation, unreal, treacherously, faux, untrue, treasonably, imitative, wrong, put on, pretended, hollow, delusive, assumed, fake, unrealistic.
Usage examples for false:
- He must be false. - "The Love-Chase", James Sheridan Knowles.
- All he says is false- the book he has just read, the play he is writing, the woman who loves him,... - "Confessions of a Young Man", George Moore.
- Yet, in the excitement of the moment, these false reports found credit, and with the " Bursch, come forth!" - "The Student-Life of Germany", William Howitt.