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1. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality.

Synonyms

  • truth
  • the true
  • specious
  • trumped-up
  • imitative
  • untrue
  • counterfeit
  • dishonest
  • dishonorable
  • trueness
  • incorrect
  • spurious
  • mendacious
  • insincere
  • verity

Antonyms

  • honest
  • sincere
  • true
  • genuine
  • correct
  • falsity

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with False Alarm

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Example sentences of the word false-alarm


1. Noun Phrase
It can also beep when a false alarm is sent to the panel by a malfunctioning sensor.

2. Noun Phrase
CellGuard has been known to cause false alarms when the device looses the cell tower signal.

3. Noun Phrase
These false alarms are increased on networks where there are a large number of users.

4. Noun Phrase
Test each window to make sure the sensors are aligned properly; this will prevent false alarms.

2. alarm

noun. ['əˈlɑːrm'] fear resulting from the awareness of danger.

Synonyms

  • fright
  • consternation
  • alarming
  • dismay
  • fear
  • fearfulness

Antonyms

  • alarming
  • unalarming
  • unaware
  • unimpressive

Etymology

  • alarme (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. alarm

noun. ['əˈlɑːrm'] a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event.

Synonyms

  • car horn
  • device
  • motor horn
  • smoke alarm
  • fire alarm
  • siren
  • warning device
  • automobile horn
  • horn
  • hooter
  • burglar alarm

Antonyms

  • fire
  • negativeness
  • positiveness
  • negativity

Etymology

  • alarme (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. alarm

verb. ['əˈlɑːrm'] fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised.

Synonyms

  • frighten
  • affright
  • scare
  • fright
  • shock
  • appal
  • dismay
  • horrify

Antonyms

  • elate
  • hope
  • disesteem
  • disrespect

Etymology

  • alarme (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] arising from error.

Synonyms

  • mistaken
  • wrong

Antonyms

  • right
  • ethical
  • good

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. alarm

verb. ['əˈlɑːrm'] warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness.

Synonyms

  • alert
  • warn

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid
  • spread

Etymology

  • alarme (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] deliberately deceptive.

Antonyms

  • nonimitative

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] not genuine or real; being an imitation of the genuine article; it's real synthetic fur".

Synonyms

  • simulated
  • faux
  • artificial
  • fake
  • imitation

Antonyms

  • correctly
  • outside
  • inaccurate
  • inexactness

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] inaccurate in pitch.

Synonyms

  • off-key
  • sour
  • unharmonious

Antonyms

  • incorrectness
  • functioning
  • opportune
  • rightfulness

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. false

adjective. ['ˈfɔls'] inappropriate to reality or facts.

Synonyms

  • unrealistic

Antonyms

  • inaccuracy
  • falsehood

Etymology

  • false (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fals (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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