French translation of “false”
false adjective /foːls/
› not true; not correct
He made a false statement to the police. › not genuine; intended to deceive
She has a false passport. › artificial
false teeth. › not loyal
false friends. falsehood noun › (the telling of) a lie
She is incapable of (uttering a) falsehood. falsify /-fӕi/ verb › to make false
He falsified the accounts. falsification /-fi-/ noun ›
falsity noun ›
false alarm › a warning of something which in fact does not happen.
We thought there was a fire, but it was just a false alarm. false start › in a race, a start which is declared not valid and therefore has to be repeated.