Be·lie v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belied p. pr. & vb. n. Belying ]
1. To show to be false; to convict of, or charge with, falsehood.
Their trembling hearts belie their boastful tongues. --Dryden.
2. To give a false representation or account of.
Should I do so, I should belie my thoughts. --Shak.
3. To tell lie about; to calumniate; to slander.
Thou dost belie him, Percy, thou dost belie him. --Shak.
4. To mimic; to counterfeit. [Obs.]
5. To fill with lies. [Obs.] “The breath of slander doth belie all corners of the world.”
v 1: be in contradiction with [syn: contradict, negate]
2: represent falsely; "This statement misrepresents my
intentions" [syn: misrepresent]