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Synonyms for false

Synonyms for false

Synonyms for false

not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality

arising from error

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erroneous and usually accidental

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deliberately deceptive

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inappropriate to reality or facts

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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

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in a disloyal and faithless manner

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The researcher noted that the top one percent of false news that they analyzed reached between 1,000 to 100,000 people, while truth rarely reached more than 1,000 people.
Before the change the site didn't allow advertisers to run ads that "link to stories that have been marked false by third-party fact-checking organizations.
True (A) or false (B): Parents of school-going children with severe allergies and anaphylaxis should be advised to inform schools of any allergy diagnosis and provide the school with a copy of their written, personalised action plan.
Davison denies 27 charges - including making a false Venezuelan passport, offering to supply false documents and possessing false utility bills and bank statements in six false names.
True (A) or false (B): The role of tissue factor protein inhibitor is that of a natural compensation against the risk of thrombo-embolism.
True (A) or false (B): The risk of overtreatment of prostate cancer is increased in older men.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: Recurrence of endometrial polyps after removal is uncommon.
True (A) or false (B)--click on the correct answer: An aim of the Children's Act is to promote the preservation and strengthening of families.
On August 21, 2006, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued guidance for making its determination as to whether a state's false claims act meets the requirements of the DRA.
An example would be making false entries in treatment notes required to be prepared and maintained to justify a service billed to the government or a private payer.
2251 Rejection of false oaths is a duty toward God.
Under common law, three elements are required to prove fraud: a material false statement made with an intent to deceive (scienter), a victim's reliance on the statement and damages.
Although installing an alarm system in your home is certainly beneficial (homes with an electronic security system are roughly two to three times less likely to be burglarized than homes without one), false alarms have stretched police resources thin, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police.
It is intuitively obvious that protective-value is reduced by false negatives: the higher the false negative rate, the greater the likelihood that individuals with an impairment will escape detection and be charged a premium lower than appropriate for their risk.
The real problem is in deciding how precautionary to be in the face of inevitable uncertainties, demanding that we understand the equally inevitable false positives and false negatives from screening evidence.