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falsify

FALS'IFY, v.t.

1. To counterfeit; to forge; to make something false, or in imitation of that which is true; as, to falsify coin.

The Irish bards use to falsify every thing.

2. To disprove; to prove to be false; as, to falsify a record.

3. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

4. To show to be unsound, insufficient or not proof. [Not in use.]

His ample shield is falsified.

FALS'IFY, v.i. To tell lies; to violate the truth.

It is universally unlawful to lie and falsify.



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FALS'IFY, v.t.

1. To counterfeit; to forge; to make something false, or in imitation of that which is true; as, to falsify coin.

The Irish bards use to falsify every thing.

2. To disprove; to prove to be false; as, to falsify a record.

3. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

4. To show to be unsound, insufficient or not proof. [Not in use.]

His ample shield is falsified.

FALS'IFY, v.i. To tell lies; to violate the truth.

It is universally unlawful to lie and falsify.

FALS'I-FY, v.i.

To tell lies; to violate the truth. It is universally unlawful to lie and falsify. South.


FALS'I-FY, v.t. [Fr. falsifier, from false.]

  1. To counterfeit; to forge; to make something false, or in imitation of that which is true; as, to falsify coin. The Irish bards use to falsify every thing. Spenser.
  2. To disprove; to prove to be false; as, to falsify a record.
  3. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word. Sidney.
  4. To show to be unsound, insufficient, or not proof. [Not in use.] His ample shield is falsified. Dryden.

Fal"si*fy
  1. To make false] to represent falsely.

    The Irish bards use to forge and falsify everything as they list, to please or displease any man. Spenser.

  2. To tell lies; to violate the truth.

    It is absolutely and universally unlawful to lie and falsify.

    South.

  3. To counterfeit; to forge; as, to falsify coin.
  4. To prove to be false, or untrustworthy; to confute; to disprove; to nullify; to make to appear false.

    By how much better than my word I am,
    By so much shall I falsify men's hope.
    Shak.

    Jews and Pagans united all their endeavors, under Julian the apostate, to baffie and falsify the prediction. Addison.

  5. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

    Sir P. Sidney.
  6. To baffle or escape; as, to falsify a blow.

    Butler.
  7. To avoid or defeat; to prove false, as a judgment.

    Blackstone.
  8. To show, in accounting, (an inem of charge inserted in an account) to be wrong.

    Story. Daniell.
  9. To make false by multilation or addition; to tamper with; as, to falsify a record or document.
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Falsify

FALS'IFY, verb transitive

1. To counterfeit; to forge; to make something false, or in imitation of that which is true; as, to falsify coin.

The Irish bards use to falsify every thing.

2. To disprove; to prove to be false; as, to falsify a record.

3. To violate; to break by falsehood; as, to falsify one's faith or word.

4. To show to be unsound, insufficient or not proof. [Not in use.]

His ample shield is falsified.

FALS'IFY, verb intransitive To tell lies; to violate the truth.

It is universally unlawful to lie and falsify

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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wage

WAGE, v.t.

1. To lay; to bet; to throw down as a pledge; to stake; to put at hazard on the event of a contest. Thisis the common popular sense of the word in New England; as, to wage a dollar; to wage a horse.

2. To venture; to hazard.

To wake and wage a danger profitless.

3. To make; to begin; to carry on; that is, to go forward or advance to attack, as in invasion or aggression; used in the phrase, to wage war. he waged war with all his enemies.

He ponderd which of all his sons was fit

To reign, and wage immortal war with wit.

4. To set to hire.

Thou must wage Thy works for wealth. [Not in use.]

5. To take to hire; to hire for pay; to employ for wages; as eaged soldiers. He was well waged and rewarded.

To wage oness law, to give security to make ones law. The defendent is then to swear that he owes nothing to the plaintiff, and eleven neighbors, called compurgators, are to avow upon their oaths, that they believe in their consciences he has declared the truth. This is called wager of law.

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