Synonyms of false in English:

false


See definition of false

adjective

1‘he gave a false account of his movements’

SYNONYMS

incorrect, untrue, wrong, erroneous, fallacious, faulty, flawed, distorted, inaccurate, inexact, imprecise, invalid, unfounded

untruthful, fictitious, concocted, fabricated, invented, made up, trumped up, unreal, counterfeit, forged, fraudulent, spurious, misleading, deceptive

ANTONYMS

correct, truthful

2‘Briggs proved himself a false friend’

SYNONYMS

faithless, unfaithful, disloyal, untrue, inconstant, false-hearted, treacherous, traitorous, perfidious, two-faced, Janus-faced, double-dealing, double-crossing, deceitful, deceiving, deceptive, dishonourable, dishonest, duplicitous, hypocritical, untrustworthy, unreliable

untruthful, lying, mendacious

informal cheating, two-timing, back-stabbing

rare hollow-hearted, double-faced

ANTONYMS

faithful

3‘she would never wear false pearls’

SYNONYMS

fake, artificial, imitation, synthetic, simulated, reproduction, replica, ersatz, faux, plastic, man-made, dummy, mock, sham, bogus, so-called

counterfeit, feigned, forged

informal phoney, pretend, pseudo

ANTONYMS

genuine