Definitions for betray

Definitions for (verb) betray

Main entry: rat, stag, snitch, shit, shop, denounce, betray, tell on, give away, grass

Definition: give away information about somebody

Usage: He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam

Main entry: lead astray, deceive, betray

Definition: cause someone to believe an untruth

Usage: The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house

Main entry: betray, bewray

Definition: reveal unintentionally

Usage: Her smile betrayed her true feelings

Main entry: betray, fail

Definition: disappoint, prove undependable to; abandon, forsake

Usage: His sense of smell failed him this time; His strength finally failed him; His children failed him in the crisis

Main entry: sell, betray

Definition: deliver to an enemy by treachery

Usage: Judas sold Jesus; The spy betrayed his country

Main entry: betray, cheat, cheat on, wander, cuckold

Definition: be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage

Usage: She cheats on her husband; Might her husband be wandering?

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