Part of Speech verb
Origin + Etymology
Old English Belēogan ‘deceive by lying’, from be- ‘about’ + lēogan ‘to lie’. Current senses date from the 17th century.
Synonyms
  • contradict
  • negate
Antonyms
  • affirm
  • concur
Definition
to show to be false; contradict
Example
His shaky voice belied his stated confidence.
Usage Over Time

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