2. Descriptive of that which is deliberately untrue: The judge found out that Grace, the witness, was giving a false testimony during the trial.
3. Conveying mistaken ideas: Jack had false hopes of writing a successful novel.
4. Intentionally deceptive: Audi had a trunk with a false bottom in it for hiding her valuables.
5. A reference to being treacherous or untrustworthy: Rene turned out to be a false friend.
6. Pertaining to that which is not the real thing: Monroe was having difficulties when eating because of his false teeth.
7. Referring to lying or being dishonest: The police warned the criminal not to make any false statements.
2. Concerning something which is based on mistaken ideas: Jane commented, "Mary, your conclusions are based on false and incorrect assumptions."
2.Responsibility for problems, misfortunes, bad situations, etc.: Despite all of his faults and mistakes, Mike was still Elma's best friend.
People heard a report about the risk of earthquakes to towns that were built on the faults across the desert.
This report worried Sheena until she realized that the report was false because it was written on April 1; that is, April Fool’s Day!
A man who works in a "Seismology Lab" once said, "I can predict earthquakes."
Would that make him a faults prophet?
Cirrus clouds are composed of small particles, mostly ice crystals, that are fairly widely dispersed, usually resulting in relative transparency and whiteness and often producing a halo phenomena (colored or whitish rings, arcs, pillars or spots of light) which are not observed with other cloud forms.
2. Something that causes people to wrongly believe that a bad or dangerous thing is going to happen: The report in the news which indicated that the company was going out of business was just another one of those false alarms.