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κατα-ψεύδομαι , fut. -ψεύσομαι: pf. -έψευσμαι D.55.8, Ep.3.35: also in pass. sense, as also aor. -εψεύσθην, v.infr. 11:—
A.tell lies against, speak falsely of, τινος Ar.Pax533, Lys. 16.8, Antipho 2.4.7, Pl.R.381d, D.21.134, etc.; κ. τινὸς πρός τινα accuse falsely to another, Plu. Them.25, Phoc.33: abs., Hyp.Lyc.8.
3. say falsely, pretend, ὡς . . E.Ba.334; feign, invent, τι D.18.11.
4. c. gen., make a pretence of, “ὕπνουLuc.Asin.7; give a false account of, “γένουςArist.Pr.950b6; “τῶν πραγμάτωνJ.BJ Prooem.1.
II. Pass., to be falsely reported, “Ἑλληνικὸς ὅρκοσ-ψεύδεταιTheon Prog.2; τὰ κατεψευσμένα false allegations, Antipho 5.19; to be falsely accused, “προδότης εἶναι κατεψεύσθηPhilostr.Her.10.7, cf.VA5.24.
2. of writings, to be falsely attributed, τινος to one, Ael.VH12.36: abs., to be spurious, Ath.15.697a, Plu.2.833c.
3. to be wrong, in error, Phld.Mus.p.103 K., Str.9.2.33: c.gen., about . . , Sor.1.14, 2.4.
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