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  • verbbe disloyal
  • verbdivulge, expose information

synonyms for betray

  • abandon
  • deceive
  • forsake
  • mislead
  • seduce
  • bluff
  • cross
  • delude
  • desert
  • finger
  • jilt
  • knife
  • trick
  • be unfaithful
  • bite the hand that feeds you
  • blow the whistle
  • break faith
  • break promise
  • break trust
  • break with
  • commit treason
  • deliver up
  • double-cross
  • go back on
  • inform against
  • inform on
  • let down
  • play Judas
  • play false
  • sell down the river
  • sell out
  • stab in the back
  • take in
  • turn in
  • turn informer
  • turn state's evidence
  • walk out on
See also synonyms for: betrayed / betraying
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antonyms for betray

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  • aid
  • assist
  • help
  • stay
  • be faithful
  • be loyal
  • be quiet
  • defend
  • hide
  • keep secret
  • protect
  • support
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I can’t stress this too much — rapid-fire squeaks will betray you.
HOLIDAY SEX IN YOUR PARENTS’ HOUSE WITHOUT GETTING CAUGHTMICHAEL ALVEARDECEMBER 15, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Zurek has brainstormed ways that even these pipsqueaks could betray their presence by influencing the behavior of groups of particles.
THE SEARCH FOR DARK MATTER IS DRAMATICALLY EXPANDINGCHARLIE WOODNOVEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
I was betrayed, taken advantage of, overworked and underpaid.
TRINA BRAXTON TO DAVID ADEFESO: ‘WHEN YOU ATTACK ONE, YOU ATTACK US ALL’HOPE WRIGHTSEPTEMBER 17, 2020ESSENCE.COM
We’re calling on journalists to stop circulating sexist labels that betray women’s skills, insights, & lived experiences as leaders.
TRUMP, IN TOWN HALL, SAYS HE WOULDN’T HAVE DONE ANYTHING DIFFERENTLY ON PANDEMICCOLBY ITKOWITZ, JOSH DAWSEY, FELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the new version, Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent, betrayed by her childhood love and wonderfully, campily bitter about it, fixates on his daughter Aurora.
TOWARD A QUEER DISNEY CANONEMILY VANDERWERFFSEPTEMBER 4, 2020VOX
Any exaggeration into which a feeling of indignation happens to betray the accuser is instantly pounced upon.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Even the stern, inflexible commander turned to hide an emotion he would have blushed to betray.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
But all men at times betray themselves, and some betrayals, if scarcely clever, are not without nobility.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
I betray my beloved parent's confidence, to save you from a certain and ignominious death.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
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