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Betray

Be`tray´   Pronunciation: bė`trā´
v. t.1.To deliver into the hands of an enemy by treachery or fraud, in violation of trust; to give up treacherously or faithlessly; as, an officer betrayed the city.
[imp. & p. p. Betrayed (-trād"); p. pr. & vb. n. Betraying.]
2.To prove faithless or treacherous to, as to a trust or one who trusts; to be false to; to deceive; as, to betray a person or a cause.
3.To violate the confidence of, by disclosing a secret, or that which one is bound in honor not to make known.
Willing to serve or betray any government for hire.
- Macaulay.
4.To disclose or discover, as something which prudence would conceal; to reveal unintentionally.
5.To mislead; to expose to inconvenience not foreseen to lead into error or sin.
6.To lead astray, as a maiden; to seduce (as under promise of marriage) and then abandon.
7.To show or to indicate; - said of what is not obvious at first, or would otherwise be concealed.
All the names in the country betray great antiquity.
- Bryant.
Verb1.betray - reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
Synonyms: bewray
2.betray - deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
Synonyms: sell
3.betray - disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake; "His sense of smell failed him this time"; "His strength finally failed him"; "His children failed him in the crisis"
Synonyms: fail
4.betray - be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?"
5.betray - give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam"
6.betray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
Synonyms: deceive, lead astray
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