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betray

 
Verb betray has 6 senses
  1. betray, bewray - reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings"
    --1 is one way to disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, impart, break, give away, let out
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. betray, sell - deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country"
    --2 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Derived forms: noun betrayer1, noun betrayal1
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot betray Sue
  3. 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"
    --3 is one way to disappoint, let down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. 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?"
    --4 is one way to deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot betray Sue
  5. 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"
    --5 is one way to inform
    Derived form: noun betrayer1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. deceive, betray, lead astray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
    --6 is one way to misinform, mislead
    Derived form: noun betrayer2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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