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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

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be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

give away information about somebody

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Jesus gives us who will betray him not merely the bread of his table; he gives us the bread that is his own body and the wine that is his own blood.
In fact, one theory holds that his need for cash to pay for his children's education might have driven him to betray his country.
New Delhi [India], December 9 ( ANI ): Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Indresh Kumar on Saturday slammed the Congress over its alleged Youth leader Salman Nizami's tweet questioning Prime Minister Narendra Modi's family background and called for a punishment against those who betray the nation.
If you don't want to betray your husband then ignore his brother's flirting.
In When Men Betray, Webb Hubbell's insider knowledge of politics and natural storytelling ability combine for a shrewd mystery exposing the wooly underside of southern culture and government.
The only way to change the current system is to stop voting for the parties that have betrayed, and continue to betray, the country and the people.
It remains a sad fact that the pattern of acquiescence and assistance to Moscow, which the Yalta conference rightly came to symbolize, helped betray millions of people, entire nations, into the maw of Communism.
We begin, in shocking fashion, with betrayal: one of the twelve, one of Jesus' own, goes to the chief priests and offers to betray his Rabbi to them.
IN HEBREW AND CHRISTIAN SCRIPTURE we read that God is faithful, that our God does not break promises or betray trust but can be depended upon to honor covenants for a thousand generations.
To consider an interpretation of one biblical verse without considering a second biblical verse juxtaposed to it would betray the integrity of the text.
Our ghosts are happy ghosts, the ghosts of friends and we will not betray them.
I WRITE this letter in hope, that my club will not betray its history.
There are a lot of very serious fans of Jane Tennison and I didn't want to betray them, especially for those who see her as a role model.