Antonyms of adj false

10 senses of false

Sense 1
false (vs. true) -- (not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery")

true (vs. false) -- (consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement")
        => actual, genuine, literal, real -- (being or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something; "her actual motive"; "a literal solitude like a desert"- G.K.Chesterton; "a genuine dilemma")
        => apodictic, apodeictic -- (of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain)
        => truthful -- (conforming to truth; "I wouldn't have told you this if it weren't so"; "a truthful statement")
        => sure -- (infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment")

Sense 2
false, mistaken -- (arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation")

INDIRECT (VIA incorrect, wrong) -> correct, right -- (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision")
INDIRECT (VIA incorrect, wrong) -> correct, right -- (free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision")

Sense 3
false -- (erroneous and usually accidental; "a false start"; "a false alarm")

INDIRECT (VIA invalid) -> valid -- (well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract")

Sense 4
false -- (deliberately deceptive; "false pretenses")

INDIRECT (VIA insincere) -> sincere -- (open and genuine; not deceitful; "he was a good man, decent and sincere"; "felt sincere regret that they were leaving"; "sincere friendship")

Sense 5
delusive, false -- (inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes")

INDIRECT (VIA unrealistic) -> realistic -- (aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans")

Sense 6
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated -- (not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide")

INDIRECT (VIA artificial) -> natural -- (existing in or produced by nature; not artificial or imitation; "a natural pearl"; "natural gas"; "natural silk"; "natural blonde hair"; "a natural sweetener"; "natural fertilizers")

Sense 7
false -- (designed to deceive; "a suitcase with a false bottom")

INDIRECT (VIA dishonest) -> honest, honorable -- (not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent; "honest lawyers"; "honest reporting")

Sense 8
false, off-key, sour -- (inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key")

INDIRECT (VIA inharmonious) -> harmonious -- (musically pleasing)

Sense 9
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")

INDIRECT (VIA counterfeit) -> genuine, echt -- (not fake or counterfeit; "a genuine Picasso"; "genuine leather")

Sense 10
false, untrue -- ((used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue")

INDIRECT (VIA inconstant) -> constant -- (steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection; "a man constant in adherence to his ideals"; "a constant lover"; "constant as the northern star")

Similarity of adj false

10 senses of false

Sense 1
false (vs. true) -- (not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality; "gave false testimony under oath"; "false tales of bravery")
       => mendacious -- (intentionally untrue; "a mendacious statement")
       => specious, spurious -- (plausible but false; "a specious claim"; "spurious inferences")
       => trumped-up (prenominal) -- (concocted with intent to deceive; "trumped-up charges")
       => untrue -- (not according with the facts; "unfortunately the statement was simply untrue")
          Also See-> dishonest#1, dishonorable#2; counterfeit#1, imitative#3; incorrect#1, wrong#1; insincere#1

Sense 2
false, mistaken -- (arising from error; "a false assumption"; "a mistaken view of the situation")
       => incorrect (vs. correct), wrong (vs. right) -- (not correct; not in conformity with fact or truth; "an incorrect calculation"; "the report in the paper is wrong"; "your information is wrong"; "the clock showed the wrong time"; "found themselves on the wrong road"; "based on the wrong assumptions")

Sense 3
false -- (erroneous and usually accidental; "a false start"; "a false alarm")
       => invalid (vs. valid) -- (having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license")

Sense 4
false -- (deliberately deceptive; "false pretenses")
       => insincere (vs. sincere) -- (lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere")

Sense 5
delusive, false -- (inappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes")
       => unrealistic (vs. realistic) -- (not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels")

Sense 6
fake, false, faux, imitation, simulated -- (not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; "it isn't fake anything; it's real synthetic fur"; "faux pearls"; "false teeth"; "decorated with imitation palm leaves"; "a purse of simulated alligator hide")
       => artificial (vs. natural), unreal -- (contrived by art rather than nature; "artificial flowers"; "artificial flavoring"; "an artificial diamond"; "artificial fibers"; "artificial sweeteners")

Sense 7
false -- (designed to deceive; "a suitcase with a false bottom")
       => dishonest (vs. honest), dishonorable -- (deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive)

Sense 8
false, off-key, sour -- (inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key")
       => inharmonious (vs. harmonious), unharmonious -- (not in harmony)

Sense 9
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham -- (adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty")
       => counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative -- (not genuine; imitating something superior; "counterfeit emotion"; "counterfeit money"; "counterfeit works of art"; "a counterfeit prince")

Sense 10
false, untrue -- ((used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection; unfaithful; "a false friend"; "when lovers prove untrue")
       => inconstant (vs. constant) -- (likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare)

Synonyms of adv false

1 sense of false

Sense 1
faithlessly, traitorously, treacherously, treasonably, false -- (in a disloyal and faithless manner; "he behaved treacherously"; "his wife played him false")

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