Definition of BETRAY

verb : BETRAY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) reveal unintentionally; "Her smile betrayed her true feelings" ;

  • 2. (

    ) deliver to an enemy by treachery; "Judas sold Jesus"; "The spy betrayed his country" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 6. (

    ) cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house" ;


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