Meaning of falsify

fal•si•fy

Pronunciation: (fôl'su-fī), [key]
— v., -fied, -fy•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to make false or incorrect, esp. so as to deceive: to falsify income-tax reports.
  2. to alter fraudulently.
  3. to represent falsely: He falsified the history of his family to conceal his humble origins.
  4. to show or prove to be false; disprove: to falsify a theory.
—v.i.
  1. to make false statements.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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