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Synonyms for betray

Synonyms for betray

to be treacherous to

to cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

Synonyms for betray

deliver to an enemy by treachery

disappoint, prove undependable to


Related Words

be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

give away information about somebody

References in classic literature ?
Do you remember how I told you that day that you would betray me?
The representatives of the people, in a popular assembly, seem sometimes to fancy that they are the people themselves, and betray strong symptoms of impatience and disgust at the least sign of opposition from any other quarter; as if the exercise of its rights, by either the executive or judiciary, were a breach of their privilege and an outrage to their dignity.
My best-loved wickedness and art is it, that my silence hath learned not to betray itself by silence.
No word had fallen from my lips, at that time or at any time before it, that could betray me, or startle her into sudden knowledge of the truth.
But, Lucy, you must not betray that you know it to any one--least of all to Philip himself, or to Mr.
She did not betray fully what still rankled in her mind as Tom's great offence,--the insults he had heaped on Philip.
Those who think that a man betrays his character nowhere more clearly than when he is playing a game might on this draw subtle inferences.
I still like him and I kind of want to have a little something with him but I would never betray my husband.
I still like him and kind of want to have a little something with him, but would never betray my husband.
Tripoli and Koura did not betray the late Hasan, but knows well who actually betrayed him, and who bears responsibility for his bloodshed
Kyrgyzstan almost does not have cases when MPs betray their colleagues, said Ata Meken faction leader Omurbek Tekebaev at the meeting of Parliament deputies, experts and representatives of civil society on deputy immunity discussion on June 27, 2012.
If one betray's one's God one essentially betrays oneself.
ISLAMABAD, December 31, 2009 (Frontier Star): Pakistan has said that India's army chief Gen Kappor's statement betrays a hostile intent as well as a hegemonic and jingoistic mindset Commenting on the statement made by Indian Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor that Indian army was ready to face Pakistan and China at the same time, the Spokesman said that such statements betray a hostile intent as well as a hegemonic and jingoistic mindset which is quite out of step with the realities of our time.
Though Goldstein presumes to represent Spinoza's thoughts, she respects his goal of objectivity enough not to betray the philosopher with voyeuristic inventions about his life.
When the disciple whom Jesus loved asks, "Who is it that will betray you?