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〔 bIˋtre 〕


〔 biˊtrei 〕

Overview of verb betray

The verb betray has 6 senses

  • betray, bewray -- (reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings")

  • betray, sell -- (deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country")

  • fail, 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")

  • cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander -- (be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage; "She cheats on her husband"; "Might her husband be wandering?")

  • denounce, tell on, betray, give away, rat, grass, shit, shop, snitch, stag -- (give away information about somebody; "He told on his classmate who had cheated on the exam")

  • deceive, betray, lead astray -- (cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house")