简明英汉词典

belie
[bi5lai]
v.
掩饰

美国传统词典[双解]

belie
be.lie
AHD:[b1-lo“]
D.J.[bi6lai]
K.K.[b!6la!]
v.tr.(及物动词)
be.liedbe.ly.ingbe.lies

(1)

To picture falsely; misrepresent:
错误地描述;误述:
“He spoke roughly in order to belie his air of gentility”(James Joyce)
“为了给人有贵族气派的印象,他说话粗暴”(詹姆斯·乔伊丝)

(2)

To show to be false:
显示为虚假:
Their laughter belied their outward grief.
他们的笑声显示出他们表面上虚假的悲伤

(3)

To be counter to; contradict:
与…相对立;与…相矛盾:
At first glance, life at the boarding school seemed to belie all the bad things I had heard about it.
初看之下,寄宿学校的生活似乎不同于我所听说的有关它的糟糕情形

语源

(1)

Middle English bilien
中古英语 bilien

(2)

from Old English bel?n [to deceive with lies] * see leugh-
源自 古英语 bel?n [用谎言欺骗] *参见 leugh-

继承用法

belier
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

belie
[bI5laI]
vt.
belied, belying

(1)

给人错觉;掩饰

(2)

证明为假

现代英汉综合大辞典

belie
[bi5lai]
vt.
(belied; belying)

(1)

掩饰; 伪装

(2)

使被误解

(3)

与...不符, 与...不相等

(4)

揭露...虚假; 证明...是假的

(5)

使失望; 辜负

(6)

行为有辱(家风, 祖先等)
His trembling belied his words.
他的战栗表明他的话是假的。
He stole again, and so belied our hopes.
他又偷东西了, 实在辜负了我们对他的期望。
His appearance belies him.
他的外貌给人以假象。
What he does belies his commitments.
他言行不一。

英文相关词典

belie
disappoint    distort    misrepresent    twist    

美国传统词典

belie
be.lie
AHD:[b1-lo“]
D.J.[bi6lai]
K.K.[b!6la!]
v.tr.
be.lied, be.ly.ing, be.lies

(1)

To picture falsely; misrepresent:
“He spoke roughly in order to belie his air of gentility”(James Joyce)

(2)

To show to be false:
Their laughter belied their outward grief.

(3)

To be counter to; contradict:
At first glance, life at the boarding school seemed to belie all the bad things I had heard about it.

语源

(1)

Middle English bilien

(2)

from Old English bel?n [to deceive with lies] * see leugh-

继承用法

belier
n.

英汉化学大词典

belie
vt.未能实现,给人以...假象,与...不符合

英汉计算机大词典

belie
vt.未能实现(给人以...假象,与...不符合)

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