Pronunciation: (bi-lī'),[key] —v.t.,-lied, -ly•ing. 1. to show to be false; contradict: His trembling hands belied his calm voice. 2. to misrepresent: The newspaper belied the facts. 3. to act unworthily according to the standards of (a tradition, one's ancestry, one's faith, etc.).
4. Archaic.to lie about; slander.