false

(redirected from false start)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • adj
  • adv
  • phrase

Synonyms for false

Synonyms for false

Synonyms for false

not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

arising from error

Synonyms

Related Words

erroneous and usually accidental

Related Words

deliberately deceptive

Related Words

inappropriate to reality or facts

Synonyms

Related Words

not genuine or real

designed to deceive

inaccurate in pitch

adopted in order to deceive

(used especially of persons) not dependable in devotion or affection

Synonyms

Related Words

in a disloyal and faithless manner

References in periodicals archive ?
At the adidas Grand Prix in New York, for example, four runners were disqualified in three false starts in the men's 100 meters.
A dejected Usain Bolt after being disqualified Jamaica''s Usain Bolt, fourth from bottom, false starts from the men''s 100m final at the World Athletics Championships in Daegu
IT'S ALL OVER NOW: Jamaica''s Usain Bolt can do nothing after he was disqualified from the 100m World Championships final for a false start
Bolt was the second 100m sprinter to be disqualified yesterday through the false start rule, introduced for the 2010 season, with Britain's Dwain Chambers penalised in the semis.
Silver medallist Dix - who Except in combined events, any athlete responsible for a false start shall be disqualified.
The first false start was ridiculous, there was no need for it.
The world indoor champion, now 30, shrugged off the unsettling effects of two false starts and clocked a comfortable 6.
Summary: Jamaica's Usain Bolt has been disqualified from the World Athletics Championships 100 metres final for a false start.
SEBASTIAN COE says athletics must not change its false start rule because of Usain Bolt.
Defending champion and world record holder Bolt, pictured, left a worldwide audience of billions stunned by committing a false start in yesterday's final in Daegu, with fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake claiming the title.
USAIN BOLT'S quest for a World Championships double took a stunning blow last night when the triple Olympic champion was disqualified from the 100 metres final at for a false start.
But the 29-year-old admitted he feared being disqualified for a false start when Latvia's Stanislav Olijar reacted too quickly in the next lane.
Bolt was guilty of the first false start, which meant any athlete guilty of another would be disqualified.
Flustered by a false start and critical of the technical merits of what will most likely be his only race at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, sprinter Tyson Gay found solace in one indisputable fact.