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Definitions of Betray

The word "betray" uses 6 letters: aberty.

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - 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. 2

v. t. - To violate the confidence of, by disclosing a secret, or that which one is bound in honor not to make known. 2

v. t. - To disclose or discover, as something which prudence would conceal; to reveal unintentionally. 2

v. t. - To mislead; to expose to inconvenience not foreseen to lead into error or sin. 2

v. t. - To lead astray, as a maiden; to seduce (as under promise of marriage) and then abandon. 2

v. t. - To show or to indicate; -- said of what is not obvious at first, or would otherwise be concealed. 2

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after betray (in bold), or to aberty in any order:

s - barytes betrays t - battery h - breathy p - typebar

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