What does the word belie mean?

Usage examples for belie

  1. I hope it will belie its name." – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. Kenelm said this very softly; and in the warmer light of his musing eyes, the sweeter play of his tranquil smile, there was an expression which did not belie his words. – Kenelm Chillingly, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  3. Your peace of mind, your reputation, Ellen, are dearer to me than life itself; and such love as mine cannot be selfish-" " Henry, Henry, your very words belie you. – Ellen Middleton--A Tale by Georgiana Fullerton