false
false adj
1: not genuine, authentic, or legitimate compare counterfeit
2 a: not true or correct; esp: intentionally or knowingly untrue or incorrect
injured by false accusations
b: intended to mislead or deceive: deceptive misleading compare fraudulent
false·ly adv
false·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

false
I (disloyal) adjective apostatizing, corrupt, deceitful, disaffected, dishonest, dishonorable, double-dealing, double-tongued, faithless, false hearted, fickle, hypocritical, inconstant, insincere, knavish, perfidious, perfidus, recreant, roguish, tergiversating, traitorous, treacherous, treasonable, treasonous, trothless, two-faced, undependable, underhanded, unfaithful, unprincipled, unreliable, unscrupulous, unsteadfast, untrue, untrustworthy II (inaccurate) adjective abounding in error, concocted, contrary to fact, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, devoid of truth, distorted, erroneous, fallacious, faulty, fictitious, groundless, improper, in error, incorrect, invalid, mendacious, misleading, mistaken, truthless, unfounded, ungrounded, unreliable, unsound, untrue, unveracious, wrong associated concepts: altered, false advertising, false and malicious, false and misleading, false arrest, false check, false entry, false imprisonment, false information, false instrument, false oath, false personation, false pretense, false reports, false representation, false statement, false swearing, false testimony, false writing, knowingly false, materially false III (not genuine) adjective artificial, assumed, beguiling, bogus, copied, counterfeit, deceitful, deceptive, delusory, designed to deceive, factitious, fake, feigned, fictus, forged, fraudulent, given to deceit, imitation, intentionally untrue, make believe, misrepresentative, mock, pretend, pseudo, sham, simulated, spurious, subditus, substitute, synthetic, unreal associated concepts: false checks, false claim, false pretenses, false representation, false statement, false swearing, false witness IV index artificial, assumed (feigned), baseless, bogus, colorable (specious), deceptive, delusive, dishonest, disingenuous, erroneous, faithless, fallacious, faulty, fictitious, fraudulent, ill-founded, illusory, imitation, immoral, improper, inaccurate, incorrect, insidious, lying, mendacious, meretricious, perfidious, recreant, sophistic, specious, spurious, tartuffish, unfounded, unreliable, unscrupulous, unsound (fallacious), unsustainable, untenable, untrue, untrustworthy

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


false
adj.
Untrue; incorrect; deceitful or treacherous.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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