AskDefine | Define garble

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garble v : make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story [syn: falsify, distort, warp]

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Verb

  1. To pick out such parts of as may serve a purpose; to mutilate; to pervert; as, to garble a quotation; to garble an account.
  2. To make false by mutilation or addition
    "The editor garbled the story"

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